MONTREAL, Jan. 16, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - The President and CEO of Groupe Solotech, Mr. Martin Tremblay is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Nicolas Lavoie as Chief Financial Officer of Groupe Solotech. This appointment is effective February 5, 2018.
Mr. Lavoie holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Laval University, as well as CFA and CPA, CGA professional designations. He has over 20 years of experience in complex multinational environments with publically traded companies. He has developed a unique suite of expertise in overseeing corporate finance activities, financial planning & analysis, public reporting, as well as mergers and acquisitions, most recently as the Senior Vice President, Finance, at Gildan Activewear since 2012.
Prior to working at Gildan, he was Vice President, Corporate Finance and Treasury at Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines. From 2004 to 2010, he held progressively senior roles in the finance organization within the Yellow Pages Group, up to Vice President, Finance and Treasurer, playing a significant role in executing and financing many important business acquisitions. He also acted as Chief Financial Officer of a Yellow Pages Group subsidiary, Trader Corporation. Prior to that, he held treasury roles within both Quebecor World Inc. and the Société générale de financement du Québec.
"As a senior executive with over twenty years of experience in finance and management with publically traded companies, including international experience, Nicolas Lavoie will be a major addition to our leadership team," said Martin Tremblay, President and Chief Executive Officer of Groupe Solotech. "We look forward to welcoming Nicolas as a member of the Management Committee, where he will contribute his experience and expertise to his responsibility for Solotech's financial strategic direction."
Working in close collaboration with Mr. Tremblay, as well as with the VP Finance, Jean-Luc Deschamps, Mr. Lavoie will play an important role as CFO in ensuring Solotech's continued growth and international success. He will plan and implement the management and control of all financial activities related to the business accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, asset management, analysis and negotiations, and investor relations.
Solotech is a world-class enterprise offering technological solutions and comprehensive services in the professional audio, video, lighting, rigging and staging markets. The firm offers its expertise; gained through more than 35 years serving the greatest artists on the biggest projects, to a huge variety of companies and institutions for a variety of applications that go way beyond the events and entertainment industries.
Find out more at: www.solotech.com/can/.
For further information: Stephanie Napky Couture, 514-843-2312, [email protected]