Tourisme Montréal Announces its New Board of Directors for 2016-2017

MONTRÉAL, May 27, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Tourisme Montréal today announced its Board of Directors for the upcoming year during the Annual General Assembly at the Saint-James Club of Montreal. Mr. Raymond Bachand will continue to chair the Board of Directors, which is comprised of 15 members.

"In 2015, our board continued to work on implementing rigorous governance practices for Tourisme Montréal. I would like to applaud the excellent work delivered by our board members, each of whom has contributed to the organization's leadership by participating actively in brainstorming sessions on important tourism issues. Tourisme Montréal is a key actor in shaping the city's economic future," said Mr. Bachand, Chairman of Tourism Montréal's Board of Directors.

"Montréal enjoyed a strong tourism performance in 2015. The city welcomed 9.6 million tourists for a total of $2.9 billion in tourist dollars benefiting the local tourism industry. I would like to thank our members and partners for their outstanding contributions," added Mr. Yves Lalumière, President and CEO of Tourisme Montréal.

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

Stéphanie Allard-Gomez         
Vice President, International Organizations       
Montréal International   

Raymond Bachand                                                                 
Strategic Advisor
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada

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

Bernard Chênevert
General Manager
InterContinental Montréal

Marcel Croux
Logifa service informatique

Manuela Goya
Secretary General
Steering Committee, Montréal Cultural Metropolis

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

Claude Gilbert
Gilbert Stratégies Inc.

Anne-Marie Jean
Executive Director
Culture Montréal

Yves Lalumière                                         
President and CEO      
Tourisme Montréal

Dominique Lapointe
General Manager
Omni Mont-Royal

Raymond Larivée                                      
President and CEO
Palais des congrès de Montréal

JD Miller

Eve Paré                                                               
President and CEO
Hotel Association of Greater Montréal                                      

Claude Poisson                                                                  
President of Operations                                                                     
Société des casinos du Québec          

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 Montréal as a 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: Andrée-Anne Pelletier, Manager - Corporate Public Relations, Tourisme Montréal, 514-844-3344/514-264-1638,

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