- Hires Jean-Christophe Gandubert to lead Brossard operation and support business growth.
BURNABY, BC, March 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Canlan Ice Sports Corp. (TSX: ICE), industry-leading providers of recreational sports and entertainment facilities across North America, today announced the hiring of Jean-Christophe Gandubert as General Manager of its facility in Brossard, Quebec known as Les Quatre Glaces.
Jean Gandubert brings over 25 years of sports management experience both in Ontario and Quebec. He has an extensive career in the soccer industry, where he has served as President of the Quebec Soccer Federation as well as Chief Administrative Office for the Oakville Soccer Club, the largest soccer organization in North America. Mr. Gandubert has also worked for Sport Canada as a Senior Policy Advisor to the Federal Sports Minister.
Most recently, Mr. Gandubert has worked as a consultant on various sport facilities in the Greater Toronto area, providing strategic planning, studies and plans for both private and public organizations. He joins the Canlan Ice Sports team to manage the highly successful Les Quatre Glaces facility, a four-pad ice rink with full service restaurant and sports store, boasting the biggest adult recreational hockey league in the Montreal area and host to the largest adult and youth hockey tournaments.
Canlan Ice Sports continues to work on opportunities to develop recreational facilities in the Montreal market, through private-public partnerships and involving ice, soccer, ball hockey and other indoor sports. Mr. Gandubert will assist the Canlan Ice Sports Partnership Solutions team in these efforts in the Quebec market and beyond.
Canlan Ice Sports Corp is the North American leader in the development, operations and ownership of multi-purpose recreation and entertainment facilities. We are the largest private sector owner and operator of recreational ice sports facilities in North America and currently own and/or manage 20 facilities in Canada and the United States with 62 surfaces including ice rinks and indoor soccer fields.
Canlan Ice Sports Corp. is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "ICE." For more information please visit www.icesports.com.
For further information:
Canlan Ice Sports Corp.
Senior Vice President Operations
604 736 9152