MONTREAL, Nov. 2, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - The Quebec Technology Association
today issued a call for nominations for the 2012 Investissement Quebec CEO of the Year Award. Since 2003, this annual award has been shining the spotlight on CEOs
of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) companies in
recognition of their exemplary leadership and outstanding contributions
to the visibility of the Quebec ICT industry.
"Investissement Québec is thrilled to support the CEO of the year award.
Finalists for this award stand as ambassadors and capable
representatives of the Quebec ICT industry, a dynamic sector and
powerful driver of our economy", stated Jacques Daoust, President and
Chief Executive Officer of Investissement Québec.
How to nominate someone?
Do you know a CEO who has concluded a transaction that impacted his
company's growth and direction, overcome a major management challenge,
entered into a strategic alliance, finalized a merger or acquisition,
or reached new heights of technological innovation? Fill out the form
below to nominate him or her for this award: http://www.ceovisionpdg.org/en/pdg.htm
After carefully assessing all nominations, an independent jury comprised
of CEOs of ICT companies and representatives of Investissement Québec
and the Quebec Technology Association will select three finalists.
"Candidates are assessed on innovation and the scope of their
achievements in relation to challenges, the availability of human and
financial resources, as well as the company's size. Year after year,
they embody our industry's vitality and creativity, as well as the
determination and daring of Quebec entrepreneurs", said Nicole Martel,
CEO of the Quebec Technology Association.
Finalists receive substantial media attention thanks to the support of
Les Affaires, our media partner, helping them gain increased notoriety
both for themselves and their businesses.
The three finalists selected by the jury will be invited to present
their projects and the winner will be chosen by his peers by way of a
secret ballot during the Investissement Quebec CEO of the Year Award
Night. This prestigious award will be presented during CEO Vision 2012,
an exclusive event for CEOs of Quebec technology companies, to be held
from February 22 to 25, 2012. ceovisionpdg.org
2011 - Claude Mc Master, Technologies D-BOX
2010 - André d'Orsonnens, Druide informatique
2009 - Pascal Pilon, Averna Technologies
2008 - Alain Paquin, Komunik
2007 - Didier Gombert, Objectif Lune
2006 - David Gellerman, Advantech
2005 - Jean Mignault, Technologies 20-20
2004 - Karol Brassard, Nexxlink Technologie
2003 - Dennis Wood
The Quebec Technology Association (AQT) www.aqt.ca
The Quebec Technology Association has over 500 corporate members and
affiliated members. It represents information and communications
technology companies in Quebec and brings together ICT executives. It
supports them in achieving their growth-related goals. Through its
growth Accelerator, it also provides them with a wide array of services
and business networking activities in addition to facilitating access
to best management and marketing practices.
About Investissement Québec
Investissement Québec's mission is to foster the growth of investment in
Québec, thereby contributing to economic development and job creation
in every region. It offers businesses a full range of financial
solutions, including loans, loan guarantees and equity investments, to
support them at all stages of their development. It is also responsible
for tax incentive administration and foreign investment prospecting.
SOURCE QUEBEC TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATION (AQT)
For further information:
AQT - Valérie Danger - Tel : 514 874-2667 or firstname.lastname@example.org.