MONTREAL, June 29, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - TRIOTECH is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Charles Sirois to the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Sirois joins the board at a time when the company is experiencing major international growth.
"Mr. Sirois is one of the pioneers of Quebec's economic development. With extensive experience with high growth situations, he is in a position to make an important contribution to TRIOTECH," said Ernest Yale, the Company's founder and CEO. "As we are growing rapidly and developing new markets world-wide, it is a privilege to see an entrepreneur of Mr. Sirois' caliber join our board at this time.
"I am proud to join such a dynamic company, known worldwide for its creativity and technological innovation. In recent years, TRIOTECH gained an international reputation with the leading global entertainment groups, which puts it in an ideal position to experience further growth in world-wide markets," said Charles Sirois.
Over the past 40 years, Charles Sirois made his mark in the telecommunications industry, having been President and CEO of both BCE Mobile and Teleglobe. He also founded Telesystem International Wireless, an important global telecommunications operator, as well as Microcell Telecommunications, better known as the Fido brand. In addition, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) from 1997 to 2015, and served as its Chairman from 2009 to 2015.
Mr. Sirois is a member of the Order of Canada and was designated Knight of the National Order of Quebec. He also acceded to the Canadian Telecommunications Hall of Fame, in addition to being awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.
TRIOTECH is the creator of immersive and interactive attractions for the entertainment sector (theme parks, tourism attractions, family entertainment centres). The company has won three prestigious awards for its new products over the past two years. Its products are installed in more than 50 countries spanning all the continents. Over 16 million people will live a TRIOTECH experience in 2016! Founded in 1999, TRIOTECH is a privately held company based in Canada with more than 150 employees in Canada, the United States and Asia. www.trio-tech.com
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