Aéro Montréal Annual General Meeting - Positive results in 2015 - A new strategic plan for 2016-2018

MONTRÉAL, April 25, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - On the occasion of its annual general meeting, Aéro Montréal, Québec's aerospace cluster, reported positive results for 2015. The event was held today at the Palais des congrès de Montréal and attended by more than 200 major industry players.

"The Québec aerospace cluster is heavily involved with all industry stakeholders to enable our sector to remain among the world leaders," said Hélène V. Gagnon, Vice President, Public Affairs and Global Communications, CAE, and Chair of Aéro Montréal's Board of Directors. "Our challenge is enormous because we operate in a highly competitive sector. Our companies need to remain innovative and focus their business strategies on diversifying their international customer base to maintain their leadership on the international stage. Aéro Montréal is here to support them in this regard."

In 2015, the many industry members actively involved in Aéro Montréal's six working groups advanced their business priorities. "We have developed customized projects that respond to the challenges faced every day by aerospace companies and support them in their development," said Suzanne M. Benoît, President of Aéro Montréal. "We continued to work with the government to obtain all the support necessary for the Québec aerospace cluster to retain its status as the world's best performing cluster."

2016-2018 Strategic Plan

The year 2015 allowed us to develop a new long-term strategic plan that will give us our strategic directions for the period 2016-2018. This plan responds to the challenges faced by all companies in the sector and will allow us to develop an action plan designed to:

  • respond proactively to industry challenges
  • ensure a strict management of priorities within available resources
  • strengthen the reputation and recognition of the industry through economic cycles
  • develop an increased synergy between the cluster's secretariat and partner organizations
  • maintain a dynamic and exemplary governance.

About Aéro Montréal

Created in 2006, Aéro Montréal is a strategic think tank that groups all major decision makers in Québec's aerospace sector, including companies, educational and research institutions, as well as associations and unions.

Aéro Montréal's mission is to engage Québec's aerospace cluster with a view to increasing its growth and expansion on the global scene. Its vision is to become a benchmark in global aerospace. To this end, it champions the following values: excellence, commitment, collaboration, integrity, agility and boldness.


SOURCE Aéro Montréal

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For further information: Gwenaël Brisé, Manager, Communications, Aéro Montréal, Off.: 514 987-9395 | cell: 438 497-3857, gwenael.brise@aeromontréal.ca


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