BROSSARD, QC, May 18, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Nadine Lindsay, the new President and CEO of the Organisme d'autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec (OACIQ), took advantage of the Organization's Annual General Meeting (AGM) held yesterday to impart her vision of real estate and mortgage brokerage. Ms. Lindsay is adamant: the OACIQ's public protection mission needs to be more widely disseminated.
"As President and CEO of the OACIQ, I have a strong desire to ensure that consumers gain an even better understanding of the Organization's protection mandate and all the related mechanisms that benefit property buyers and sellers who choose to do business with a real estate or mortgage broker," comments Nadine Lindsay. "Achieving this crucial goal requires strong leadership in the areas of real estate and mortgage brokerage, as well as collaboration throughout the industry in order to establish healthy competition and help create a strong economic society."
For OACIQ Chairman Serge Brousseau, the arrival of Nadine Lindsay is certainly a step towards attaining that goal: "This is great news for the OACIQ, the general public and the fields of real estate and mortgage brokerage. Thanks to her vast organizational experience, strategic vision and leadership, she is the ideal leader to help the OACIQ pursue its public protection and broker oversight mission," explains Mr. Brousseau.
A solid background
A law graduate from Université Laval, Nadine Lindsay has 20 years of experience in the fields of real estate brokerage and financial services, in both national and international companies. She has a solid expertise in management, governance, ethics as well as legal and business risk management in regulated environments.
About the 2016 AGM
The OACIQ Annual General Meeting event, attended by some 800 brokers and industry stakeholders, was an opportunity for the Organization to reiterate the importance of continuing education in maintaining broker skills, increasing consumer trust, and thus protecting the public. The OACIQ also reported on its 2015 activities and discussed the issues facing the profession with attendees.
"Ms. Lindsay has some interesting challenges awaiting her. We are confident that she will meet them head on and will bring renewed continuity to the OACIQ while reaffirming the Organization's leadership position in the fields of real estate and mortgage brokerage," concluded Serge Brousseau.
About the OACIQ
The mission of the OACIQ is to protect the public by overseeing the profession adequately and ensuring quality real estate and mortgage brokerage in Québec.
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For further information: For an interview with Serge Brousseau or Nadine Lindsay: Marie-Ève Bellemare-Tessier - Media Relations - OACIQ, Tel.: 450-462-9800, ext. 8693, [email protected]