New President and CEO of Société du Palais des congrès de Montréal nominated

MONTREAL, Sept. 24 /CNW Telbec/ - The Société du Palais des congrès de Montréal is pleased to announce yesterday's appointment by the Québec Cabinet of Marc Tremblay as President and CEO, and member of the Board, effective October 26, 2009.

Board Chairman Claude Liboiron declared: "I wish to extend my warm congratulations to Mr. Tremblay for his appointment, and to assure him of my support and the cooperation of the entire team as he undertakes his new duties."

Mr. Tremblay is a graduate of Concordia University, where he also earned his Master of Business Administration degree. The President of Six Flags - La Ronde for the past three years, he is also the former city of Montréal Assistant Director General for economic development, urban planning, housing, real estate and heritage. A seasoned manager widely reputed for his leadership, his abilities as a team player and his customer service mindset led him to Intrawest, where he worked as Tremblant's Assistant Director General and Executive Director of Sales and Marketing, and Vice-President and CEO of Mountain Creek Resort in New Jersey.

Mr. Tremblay welcomes the coming years' numerous challenges and opportunities to galvanize the commercial potential of the Société and the strengths of its partners toward implementing new business development strategies for Montréal's convention centre.

About the Palais des congrès de Montréal

The mission of the Palais des congrès de Montréal is to attract and host conventions, exhibitions, conferences, meetings and other events. A public institution with a commercial vocation, the Palais generates major economic spinoffs for Québec and has contributed proudly for more than 25 years to sharing knowledge and enhancing Montréal's international reputation as a first-rate destination. For more information on the Palais des congrès de Montréal, visit our website at

    Source:            Chrystine Loriaux, Adm.A., B.A.A.
                       Director, Marketing and Communications
                       Société du Palais des congrès de Montréal
                       Phone: 514 871-3108

    For information:   Jessica Lacasse
                       Advisor, Communications and Public Affairs
                       Société du Palais des congrès de Montréal
                       Phone: 514 871-5897


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SOURCE Palais des congrès de Montréal

For further information: For further information: Jessica Lacasse, Advisor, Communications and Public Affairs, Société du Palais des congrès de Montréal, (514) 871-5897,; Source: Chrystine Loriaux, Adm.A., B.A.A., Director, Marketing and Communications, Société du Palais des congrès de Montréal, (514) 871-3108

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