Media invitation - The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal welcomes the presidents of three leading Quebec aluminum producers

Quebec aluminum in a changing world: performance and outlook

MONTREAL, Sept. 30, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited to attend the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal's Midi extra business luncheon on Monday, October 3, 2011, at noon. André Martel, President and CEO, Aluminerie Alouette Inc.; Pierre Morin, President, Alcoa Canada; and Jean Simon, Chairman of the Board, Aluminum Association of Canada, and President, Primary Metal - North America, Rio Tinto Alcan, will be the guest speakers.

They will share their outlook regarding this high-value material - a driver of wealth for Quebec. They will discuss the challenges associated to the fluctuation of the Canadian versus the American dollar, the emergence of China as the leading global producer and the front-scene role Quebec plays on the international scene in terms of aluminum-related innovation.

Date:   Monday, October 3, 2011
From 12 to 2 p.m.
Speeches - 12:15 p.m.

Le Centre Sheraton
1201 René-Lévesque Blvd. West

The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal has some 7,000 members. Its primary mission is to represent the interests of the business community of Greater Montréal and to provide individuals, merchants, and businesses of all sizes with a variety of specialized services to help them achieve their full potential in terms of innovation, productivity, and competitiveness. The Board of Trade is Quebec's leading private economic development organization.


For further information:

RSVP with Sylvie Paquette, Advisor, Media Relations, by phone at 514 871-4000, ext. 4015, or by email at

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