MONTREAL, June 8 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, the Montreal Automobile Dealers Corporation (MADC) held its Annual General Meeting at Hotel de l'Institut and appointed its new President for a one-year mandate.
Pascal Dandurand becomes new MADC President
Mr. Pascal Dandurand, from Champlain Dodge Chrysler in Verdun, will act as the new President of the MADC for the next year. "All the efforts will be maintained to provide professional support to our members so they can properly meet their consumers' expectations". Mr. Jacques Tardif, from Longueuil Suzuki, will take over as Vice-President.
Mr. Carmine D'Argenio, of BMW & MINI Laval and outgoing President of the MADC, becomes President of the 2011 Montreal International Auto Show (MIAS).
The other members of the Board of Directors are:
Diane Bélair Executive MADC and MIAS
Yves Allard Director Île-Perrot Nissan
Pierre Bélair Director Honda de Laval
Maxime Chassé Director Chassé Toyota
Roger Desautels III Director Saint-Laurent Hyundai
Jean-Luc Desjardins Director Desjardins Ford Ltée
Benoît Fichault Director Fichault Kia
Bernard Gravel Director Centre du Camion UTR (Hino)
Stéphane Guilbault Director Action Chevrolet Buick GMC Inc.
Carole Leblanc Director Mercedes-Benz et Smart de Laval
Bernard Leclerc Director Automobiles Fairview Inc. (Volvo)
Pierre Mamarbachi Director Audi Prestige
John Turnbull Director Mazda Président
Marc Bourassa Ex-officio Bourassa Chevrolet Buick GMC Ltée
MADC members involved in their community
The MADC, representing close to 215 new-car and heavy truck dealerships in the Montreal area, is mandated to provide all the appropriate assistance to its members so they can always better serve the consumer. Dealerships associated with the MADC employ more than 13,000 professionals who are trained to satisfy today's market needs.
Since 1987, the MADC's members from Montreal, South Shore of Montreal, and Laval actively participate to improve the quality of life of their community. Each year, particularly through the MADC Foundation and the Montreal International Auto Show Charity Preview, up to 100 local organizations share close to half a million dollars ($500,000) in financial contributions.
The Montreal Automobile Dealers Corporation is a non-profit organization founded in 1913. It manages the MADC Foundation and organizes the Montreal International Auto Show, whose 43rd Edition will be held from January 14 to 23, 2011 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal.
SOURCE Montreal Automobile Dealers Corporation
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