Industry Veteran to Oversee all Resort Operations at Mont Tremblant in Quebec
VANCOUVER, Dec. 21 /CNW/ - Intrawest, a leader in the development and management of experiential destination resorts, today announced that Patrice Malo has been promoted to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer at Mont Tremblant in Quebec. In this position, Malo will assume responsibility for all aspects of resort operations, real estate and community relations at Tremblant and he will report directly to Bill Jensen, Chief Executive Officer at Intrawest.
Malo began his career at Tremblant in 1993 as a Financial Analysts and was soon promoted to the position of Director of Finance. In 2003, he was named Vice President of Finance and he played a key role in the planning and development of Versant Soleil, the new village development at Tremblant. In 2006, he left to pursue another career opportunity and in July 2009 he rejoined Tremblant as the Vice President of Lodging. In his most recent position at Tremblant Malo managed close to 1,000 condo-hotel units and oversaw homeowner relations.
"Patrice has a great depth of experience and familiarity with resort operations and real estate opportunities at Tremblant," said Bill Jensen, chief executive officer at Intrawest. "His strong ties to the local community, along with his commitment to employees, homeowners and customer satisfaction, uniquely qualify him to assume the leadership position at Tremblant."
From 2006 to 2009, Malo worked for Medical Intelligence Technologies in Montreal as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President. In this role, he managed all of the financial activities of the Company's operations in Quebec and Europe and he was successful in negotiating several rounds of financing to support the operations of the Company.
Malo is a graduate of the University of Montreal, and he currently serves as President of the Board of Directors of the Tremblant Resort Association.
About Tremblant and Intrawest
Mont Tremblant Resort is ranked as the number 1 ski resort in Eastern North America for the 13th consecutive year by SKI Magazine. Tremblant is owned by Intrawest, a leader in the development and management of experiential destination resorts. The Company has a network of resorts at North America's most popular mountain destinations including Whistler Blackcomb, a host venue for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and Canadian Mountain Holidays, the largest heli-skiing operation in the world. In addition, Intrawest markets and sells real estate at its resorts in North America. Intrawest is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia. For more information, visit www.intrawest.com
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