Société du Palais des congrès Board of Directors Appointments



    MONTREAL, May 11 /CNW Telbec/ - The Société du Palais des congrès de
Montréal is pleased to announce that the Québec Cabinet has confirmed the
appointment of Mr. Claude Liboiron as Chairman of the Board of Directors, and
renewed the appointment of six members of the Board. Mr. Liboiron was
originally appointed to the Board in June 2004 and named Interim Chairman in
January 2009.
    Mr. André Saucier, Interim President & CEO of the Palais, declared: "I
would like to congratulate Mr. Liboiron and the Board members whose
appointment was renewed, and wish them success in fulfilling their mandates.
These appointments will provide the Société du Palais des congrès with
continued stability."

    Renewed Board

    The seven members who had their appointment to the Board of Directors
renewed on April 22 are:

    
    - Claude Liboiron, Chairman
      Business Development Engineer, TEKNIKA-HBA
    - Francine Champoux
      President, Strataide inc.
    - Michèle Desjardins
      President, Koby Consulting Inc.
    - Carol A. Fitzwilliam
      President, Fitzwilliam Legal Recruitment Inc.
    - Suzanne Landry
      Professor, HEC Montréal
    - Mirabel Paquette
      Marketing and Communications Director, Stikeman Elliott LLP
    - Donat J. Taddeo, Ph.D.
      Vice-Rector - Development and Alumni Relations, Université de Montréal
    

    About the Palais des congrès de Montréal

    The mission of the Palais des congrès de Montréal, which recently
celebrated its 25th anniversary, is to attract and host conventions,
exhibitions, consumer/trade shows, conferences, meetings and other events. As
a public institution playing a commercial role, the Palais generates important
economic spin-offs for Québec. It also proudly contributes to the sharing and
transfer of knowledge as well as the enhancement of Montréal's international
reputation as a first-class destination. For more information on the Palais
des congrès de Montréal, visit our website at: www.congresmtl.com.
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For further information:

For further information: Amélie Asselin, Advisor, Communications and
Public Affairs, Société du Palais des congrès de Montréal, (514) 871-5897,
amelie.asselin@congresmtl.com; Source: Chrystine Loriaux, c. adm., B.A.A.,
Director, Marketing and Communications, Société du Palais des congrès de
Montréal, (514) 871-3108


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