Tourisme Montréal presents its new board of directors for 2017-2018

MONTRÉAL, May 29, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - At its annual general meeting held last friday at the Courtyard Marriott hotel, Tourisme Montréal announced the names of its board members for the upcoming year. The board will continue to be chaired by Raymond Bachand, who will be joined by 15 members.

"I would like to thank our board members for their excellent work, leadership and ideas on how to effectively manage the various tourism issues that Tourisme Montréal is tasked with. They have demonstrated remarkable dedication to developing one of Québec's most profitable industries," said Raymond Bachand, Chairman of the Board at Tourisme Montréal. "In addition, I would like to welcome the three new members joining our board this year, namely Madeleine Féquière, Nathalie Hamel and Philippe Sureau."

"On every level, 2016 was a record year, with tourism having a very positive impact on Montréal's economy. The city welcomed more than 10.2 million tourists, bringing in more than $3.3 billion in tourist dollars. I would also like to highlight Tourisme Montréal's outstanding performance," added Yves Lalumière, President and CEO of Tourisme Montréal.

The members of the board are as follows (in alphabetical order):

Raymond Bachand, Chairman of the Board
Strategic Advisor
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada

Bernard Chênevert
General Manager
InterContinental Montréal

Marcel Croux
Logifa service informatique

Jacques-André Dupont
President and CEO
L'Équipe Spectra

Bertil Fabre
General Manager
Delta Hotels Montreal

Madeleine Féquière
Director and Corporate Credit Chief

Manuela Goya
Secretary General
Steering Committee, Montréal métropole culturelle

Claude Gilbert
Gilbert Stratégies Inc.

Nathalie Hamel
Vice President, Public Affairs and Communications
Aéroports de Montréal

Yves Lalumière
President and CEO
Tourisme Montréal

Raymond Larivée
President and CEO
Société du Palais des congrès de Montréal

JD Miller

Eve Paré
President and CEO
Hotel Association of Greater Montréal

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

Philippe Sureau,
Co-Founder of Transat A.T. and corporate director           

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 - 514 248-7844,

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