Montréal Automobile Dealers Corporation names new President

    MONTREAL, June 10 /CNW Telbec/ - The Montréal Automobile Dealers
Corporation's (MADC) Annual General Meeting was held on June 10, 2008, at the
Bell Centre's La Mise au Jeu restaurant, to report on its activities of the
past year.

    Carole Leblanc named new MADC President

    The Montréal Automobile Dealers Corporation's newly-elected President is
Carole Leblanc, of Mercedes-Benz Laval. Carmine D'Argenio, of BMW & MINI de
Laval, is the new Vice-President of the MADC.
    Stéphane St-Louis, outgoing MADC President of Domaine de l'Auto P.A.T.
Ltée (Mazda) and Domaine Suzuki, in Pointe-aux-Trembles, became President of
the 2009 Montreal International Auto Show (MIAS).

    The other members of the MADC and MIAS Board of Directors are:

    Executive Vice-President  Diane Bélair          MADC and MIAS
    Administrator             Yves Allard           Ile-Perrot Nissan
    Administrator             Pierre Bélair         Honda de Laval
    Administrator             Roger Bouchard        Méga Kia Brossard
    Administrator             Marc Bourassa         Groupe Bourassa
    Administrator             Louis-Carl Dagenais   Auto Gouverneur Inc.
    Administrator             Pascal Dandurand      Champlain Dodge Chrysler
    Administrator             Jean-Luc Desjardins   Desjardins Ford
    Administrator             Benoît Fichault       Fichault Pontiac Buick
    Administrator             Pierre Mamarbachi     Audi Prestige
    Administrator             Jean Robitaille       Kenworth Montréal
    Administrator             Pierre Salah          Toyota Président
    Administrator             Félix Scotti          Volvo de Brossard
    Ex-officio Administrator  Jean-François Brault  Brault Ford Lincoln

    More than $1,100,000 donated since 2005

    During the 2008 MIAS Charity Preview evening, the MADC's Charitable
Foundation donated $421,701 to five foundations affiliated with Greater
Montreal hospitals. They include: the Montréal Sacré-Coeur Hospital
Foundation, the Sir Mortimer B. Davis - Jewish General Hospital Foundation,
the Pierre-Boucher Hospital Foundation, the Centre hospitalier de l'Université
de Montréal Foundation and the McGill University Health Centre Foundation.
    Ever since it premiered back in 2005, the event has donated over
$1,100,000 for various foundations of the Greater Montreal's health care
community. Now, for a fourth consecutive year, the organizers are proud to
offer their support to five foundations, each working towards improving the
state of health care in the Greater Montreal's medical community.
    The automobile industry, which is always doing its part to improve the
well-being of its community, is proud to participate in community improvement
projects, year in and year out.

    The Montréal Automobile Dealers Corporation is a non-profit organization
founded in 1913. The MADC organizes the Montreal International Auto Show. The
41st Edition of the MIAS will take place between January 16 and 25, 2009 at
the Palais des congrès de Montréal.

For further information:

For further information: Karine Gélinas, Project Manager -
Communications, Montréal Automobile Dealers Corporation (MADC), (514)
331-6571, ext. 324,

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