LASALLE, QC, March 17, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - GDI Integrated Facility Services Inc. («GDI») is pleased to announce that, as of May 2nd, 2016, Mr. Jocelyn Trottier, C.P.A. (C.A.) will become Executive Vice-president of GDI, as well as President of GDI Services (Quebec) L.P. where his responsibilities will include managing GDI's janitorial operations in the Quebec market. Mr. Trottier is a highly qualified manager with more than 33 years of experience in senior management positions in commercial real estate, the hotel industry and retail sales. Throughout his career, he has acquired a multidisciplinary expertise, particularly in the areas of operations management, human and financial resources, and strategic planning.
Mr. Trottier worked at GDI as Chief Financial Officer from March 2009 until October 2012 and since then, as Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of Kevlar Group Inc., a real estate developer and manager in Québec.
He was also Vice-President, Finance and Administration of a major real estate developer, builder and manager in the Montreal region specializing in retirement homes. From 1988 to 2000, he was the owner of a consulting firm specializing in the interim management of companies.
Mr. Trottier was a director of Dacha Capital Inc., an investment corporation listed on the TSX Venture Exchange from 2007 to 2009. He also served as a director from 1996 to 2001 of Les Restaurants Sportscène inc. listed on the TSX, as well as for several other private corporations.
Mr. Trottier graduated with a degree in business management from the University of Sherbrooke in 1982 and is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec (CPA).
"Jocelyn brings a combination of talent and knowledge which will enable GDI to pursue its growth, address the challenges within our industry and continue to offer the right solution for today and tomorrow's services," states Mr. Claude Bigras, President & CEO of GDI. "We are very happy to welcome him again into GDI's extended family and hope he will thrive in his new role."
SOURCE GDI Integrated Facility Services Inc.
For further information: GDI Integrated Facility Services Inc.: Pierre Gagné, Chief Financial Officer, Tel.: (514) 368-8690 ext. 526