TORONTO, May 26, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - Tomer Strolight, Chairman of the
Board of Workopolis, today announced that Gabriel Bouchard is stepping
down as President of the company.
"Leading Workopolis has been a very exciting challenge and a privilege,"
said Mr. Bouchard. "Today I'm stepping down as President of the company
after discussions with the Board, having made a family-based decision
to return to Montreal. Working with the Workopolis' team has been
extremely fulfilling, and I want to thank all my colleagues for
contributing their talent, commitment and support during my years
For his part, Mr. Strolight stated: "On behalf of all the members of the
Board of Directors, I want to thank Mr. Bouchard for his contribution.
Over the past three years, Workopolis has furthered its leadership
position in the online recruiting industry in Canada. As a pioneer in
the area of online recruiting, Mr. Bouchard made use of his extensive
knowledge and his vision to help position Workopolis for substantial
growth in the future. I thank him for his achievements and wish him the
A new President will be appointed shortly.
Gabriel Bouchard joined the Workopolis team in July 2008 as
Vice-President, Strategic Planning, and was appointed President in
early 2009. Before joining Workopolis he founded Monster.ca, where he
served as Vice-President and General Manager for 13 years. Earlier he
was General Manager and Vice-President of Marketing at the recruitment
advertising agency TMP Worldwide and Division Chief for Advertising and
Promotion at Radio-Québec. He also worked with BCP Strategy Creativity
Inc. as General Manager of several divisions.
Workopolis provides Canadian employers and candidates with unrivalled
access to one another by combining unique employer branding tools with
the largest pool of candidate resumes on the Internet. Through the
reach and scope of www.workopolis.com, extended by exclusive partnerships and community sites including
social networking and mobile applications, Workopolis allows employers
to engage with qualified candidates, allowing both parties to best
assess fit online.
Canadian owned and operated, Workopolis has grown to 200 staff members
across Canada since 2000. Workopolis is in an equal partnership with
Toronto Star Newspapers Ltd. and Square Victoria Digital Properties
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