honours outstanding CFOs

MONTREAL, April 23 /CNW Telbec/ - honoured four outstanding Canadian Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) at its annual cocktail in Montreal, hosted by Tony Loffreda, Regional Vice President, Commercial Financial Services, Western Quebec & Place Ville-Marie, RBC.

The CFOs honoured for their achievements in 2009 were:

    CFOCanada's "CFO of the year" - Louis-Philippe Carrière, Saputo.
    CFO representing an organization for "Sustainability" - Janice Fukakusa,
    CFO "Best in Shape" - Alain Giasson, Richelieu Hardware.
    CFO "Helping Confreres" - Eric Favreau, Noveco.

A certificate of recognition is presented in each category at the annual cocktail event. The criteria for being chosen:

    - C-suite CFO of the Year, a well respected individual in the business
      community that has helped his/her organization to be recognized as a
      flourishing enterprise over the years;
    - CFO for Sustainability, actively promoting a safer, environmentally
      better world
    - CFO Best in Shape, a good example of an executive keeping in shape
      while working the long hours;
    - CFO helping confreres, someone who goes out of his/her way to help

About ( ( is an executive network for CFOs. The organization provides one-on-one career coaching (175+ CFOs), as well as networking and informing through our CFO quarterly "CFO Update". is now home to 2000+ Canadian CFOs and is rapidly growing globally. expects to reach 100,000 CFOs in 40 countries by end of 2010. The CFO quarterly "CFO Update" which reaches over 25,000 CFOs globally today, focuses on topics of interest to CFOs, a current one being principal paradigm shifts on the horizon and how they are likely to affect CFOs and their organizations.

Our new web-site is an amalgamation of our four websites (,, and Phase one goes into production this month in two languages. Phase two will offer services that promote global networking among Canadian CFOs and CEOs, and in so doing, will help aid in business dealings, connect with potential partners as well as provide a social and business network.

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For further information: For further information: Marc Chabot, Founder, (, (514) 497-6331,;

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