MONTREAL, July 17, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Alithya, one of the most prominent private strategy and digital technology consulting firms in Canada, is proud to announce that Claude Thibault will be joining Alithya on August 13 as Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer.
"I am very pleased that Claude is joining our company," said Paul Raymond, Alithya's President and CEO. "His extensive experience in financial management for publicly-traded companies will be a major asset for our organization. This is a critical time in Alithya's history as we prepare to take our company public. Furthermore, the announcement of the agreement made with Edgewater Technology marks the beginning of our business activities in the United States. Combined with our ambitious growth strategy, these strategic developments are major for the company and Claude's contribution will prove invaluable."
Claude is a chartered professional accountant and has more than 20 years of experience serving as CFO for a variety of companies, both private and publicly traded. He has recently held the CFO position at the DCM Group, and previously at Mediagrif Interactive Technologies, Aptilon Health, and PTT Poly Canada L.P. – a company related to Shell Chemicals – just to name a few.
His experience has led him to work in the high-tech and multimedia, manufacturing, distribution, and service industries for companies operating in Canada and the United States. Prior to assuming leadership roles in finance teams, Claude held positions of increasing responsibility at KPMG and Midland Walwyn Capital / Merrill Lynch Canada.
"I'm very excited about this new challenge I'll be undertaking over the course of the next few weeks," said Claude Thibault. "I was impressed by the quality of the vision expressed by Alithya's executives and I'm honoured to join this team and contribute to pursuing Alithya's growth."
About the Alithya Group
Alithya Group Inc. is one of the most prominent private strategy and digital technology consulting firms in Canada and the largest in Québec. Founded in 1992, the firm advises, guides and assists its clients in their pursuit of innovation and excellence. Alithya prioritizes the achievement of business objectives on every project through the optimal use of digital technologies. Its clients mainly operate in the finance, insurance, telecommunications, energy, transportation, health, retail and government services sectors. With more than 1,600 professionals across Canada, the United States and France, the firm is a member of the 30% Club, which encourages the participation of women in management roles, and is implementing immigrant-friendly recruiting initiatives. To learn more, go to www.alithya.com.
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