Tourisme Montréal announces its new Board of Directors for 2015-2016

MONTRÉAL, June 5, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Tourisme Montréal announced its Board of Directors for the upcoming year during the Annual General Assembly at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts today. Mr. Raymond Bachand will continue to chair the new Board of Directors, which is comprised of 15 administrators.

"Our organization has adopted the best governance practices to position Montréal as a leading tourism destination, and to represent Montréal's tourism ecosystem," said Mr. Bachand, President, Board of Directors of Tourisme Montréal.

"Montréal enjoyed a strong tourism performance in 2014, with a 4.6% growth in tourism spending. I would like to congratulate the work of Tourisme Montréal, as well as that of our many partners," added Mr. Yves Lalumière, President and CEO of Tourisme Montréal.

The Board of Directors is comprised of the following individuals (in alphabetical order):

Ms. Stéphanie Allard-Gomez
Vice President, International Organizations
Montréal International   

Mr. Raymond Bachand
Strategic Advisor
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada

Ms. Christiane Beaulieu
Vice President, Public Affairs and Communications
Aéroports de Montréal

Mr. Bernard Chênevert
General Manager
InterContinental Montréal

Mr. Jacques-André Dupont
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
L'Équipe Spectra                     

Ms. Chantal Fontaine
Accords Wine Bar and Restaurant

Mr. Claude Gilbert
Gilbert Stratégies Inc.

Ms. Anne-Marie Jean
Executive Director
Culture Montréal

Mr. Yves Lalumière
President and CEO
Tourisme Montréal

Ms. Dominique Lapointe
Directrice générale
Omni Mont-Royal

Mr. Raymond Larivée
President and CEO
Palais des congrès de Montréal

Mr. J. D. Miller

Ms. Eve Paré
President and CEO
Hotel Association of Greater Montréal                                      

Mr. Claude Poisson
President of Operations
Société des casinos du Québec

Mr. David Rheault
Director, Government Affairs and Community Relations – Québec/Atlantic
Air Canada       

About Tourisme Montréal 
Tourisme Montréal is responsible for providing leadership in the concerted efforts of hospitality and promotion in order to position the "Montréal" destination on leisure and business travel markets. It is also responsible for developing Montréal's tourism product in accordance with the ever-changing conditions of the market.

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SOURCE Tourisme Montréal

For further information: Pierre Bellerose, Vice President, Corporate Public Relations, Tourisme Montréal, 514

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