MONTREAL, June 21, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Marie-Hélène Nolet, Assistant
Vice President at the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), was
elected to the IRCM Foundation's Board of Directors yesterday during
its annual general assembly.
"We are very happy to welcome Ms. Nolet to our Board," said the
Foundation's President, Alain Mayrand. "Her experience and her
knowledge of the business world will undoubtedly contribute to our
Foundation's reach and influence."
Marie-Hélène Nolet is Assistant Vice President, Special Projects -
Corporate Relations at the BDC. As such, her main responsibility is the
implementation of The Montreal Group - an international association of development banks whose mission is to
meet the needs of small and medium-sized businesses.
"I accepted to join the IRCM Foundation's Board of Directors without
hesitation," added Ms. Nolet. "I will now have an opportunity to
support biomedical research in one of the country's best institutions."
About Marie-Hélène Nolet
Before joining BDC's Venture Capital team in 2006, Ms. Nolet worked for
Hydro-Québec CapiTech Inc. (Hydro-Québec's investment subsidiary), and
Cesky Mobil a.s. in the Czech Republic, the country's third-largest
wireless operator. In the past, Ms. Nolet was successively president
and chair of the board of the Junior Chamber of Commerce of Montreal,
and member of the executive committee of the Fédération des chambres de
commerce du Québec. She also served as chair of the Foundation of the
Junior Chamber of Commerce of Montreal and did volunteer work for Défi
sportif. Ms. Nolet currently sits on the boards of directors of dance
company O Vertigo and the Canadian Club of Montreal, and is also a
member of the advisory committee of Premières en affaires magazine. Marie-Hélène Nolet is a CFA and has a bachelor of commerce
from McGill University.
About the IRCM Foundation
Also created in 1967, the IRCM Foundation (www.ircm.qc.ca/fondation) raises funds to support the Institut. The major fundraising campaign, Give for Life, aims to support the IRCM's research priorities in upcoming years. The
campaign's objective has been set at 15 million dollars.
About the IRCM
The IRCM (www.ircm.qc.ca) is a renowned biomedical research institution located in the heart of
Montréal's university district. Founded in 1967, it is currently
comprised of 36 research units. The IRCM is affiliated with the
Université de Montréal, and also maintains a long-standing association
with McGill University. The IRCM Clinic is associated to the Centre
hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM).
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