MONTREAL, May 6, 2015 /CNW/ -
WHAT: Ericsson will host a ground-breaking ceremony for its new Montreal-based Research and Development (R&D) and Services Centre.
WHY: Ericsson will relocate its Montreal-based R&D and Services Centre to a new site located on Poirier Street, fronting on the Trans-Canada Highway, in the City of Montreal, Borough of Saint‑Laurent. The facility will house the company's more than 1700 employees with the move expected to start at the end of 2016. The new Montreal office will provide Ericsson with an efficient and state-of-the-art space to effectively support business needs in Montreal well into the future.
WHO: Ericsson Executives and Guests
VIPS IN ATTENDANCE:
- His Worship Alan DeSousa, Mayor, Borough of Saint-Laurent
- Mark Henderson, President, Ericsson Canada
- Maria Elena Carbajal, Vice President, Solution Area, Global ICT Centres, Test Environments & Cloud, as well as Montreal site leader
- Dario Montoni, President, Group Montoni division construction
WHEN: May 6, 2015 from 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
WHERE: New Ericsson R&D and Services Centre site location, Poirier Street fronting on the Trans-Canada Highway, in the City of Montreal, Borough of Saint-Laurent. Site entrance is located off of rue Cohen.
MEDIA PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: Ground breaking ceremony with Ericsson executives and local government at 1:30 pm
SOURCE Ericsson Canada
For further information: MEDIA CONTACT: Patricia MacLean, Ericsson Canada Inc., Phone: +1 416 414 7755, E-mail: [email protected]