MONTREAL, Feb. 22 /CNW Telbec/ - iWeb Group inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. René Bousquet as a director of iWeb.
"We are proud that René Bousquet has accepted to be a director of the Company. His past experience, especially in executive positions, as the person responsible for finance, for marketing and then as president of a major telecommunication company will bring us new ideas and reinforce our existing marketing team. In addition, René will be the president of a new board of directors' committee, the Strategy Committee." says Eric Chouinard, iWeb's President and CEO.
Graduate in Business Administration from the University of Sherbrooke, René Bousquet initiated his career at Price Waterhouse in strategic management and market research. As an expert in consumer behavior and retailing, he was co-author of Price Waterhouse's Canadian Retail Outlook annual publication. In the following years, he held various executive positions at Microcell Telecommunications Inc., particularly Vice-President, Finance and Vice-President, Marketing during which he was awarded Marketing Man of the Year in 2004 by the Montreal Marketing Association. Subsequent to the acquisition of Microcell by Rogers, he was appointed President of Fido. In 2006, he joined Trio Capital Inc., a private investment firm, as a Partner. Recently, he was appointed Chief Commercial Officer for TerreStar Solutions.
About iWeb Group Inc.
iWeb is a worldwide provider of Internet hosting services and IT Infrastructure. With the opening of its fourth data center in Montreal, iWeb's capacity will near 35,000 dedicated servers. Since 2004, the company's compounded annual growth rate has been above 75%, making it one of Canada's 100 fastest growing companies according to PROFIT Magazine.
Founded in 1996 in Montreal, iWeb now generates more than 60% of its revenues from abroad; and employs over 170 full-time employees providing Dedicated Server Hosting, Co-location and Web Hosting services to close to 20,000 customers in 145 countries. iWeb's shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V: IWB); for more information please consult: http://investors.iweb.com
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