MONTREAL, June 10 /CNW Telbec/ - Jean-Marc Eustache, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Transat A.T. Inc., today announced the appointment of W. Brian Edwards as an Independent Director of the Company.
In 1988 Mr. Edwards founded BCE Emergis which became one of North America's largest electronic commerce companies. He is Chair of the Board of Miranda Technologies Inc. (TSX: MT) and of Biotonix 2010 Inc. (TSX: BTX-V) and sits on the Boards of Camoplast Inc. and Impath Networks Canada Corporation. Mr. Edwards is also Vice-Chair of the Board of Governors of Concordia University and for many years was active with Centraide/United Way including being a past Co-Chair of the campaign. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Concordia.
"We are pleased to welcome Brian Edwards to the Transat A.T. Inc. Board of Directors. His strong skills and recognized expertise will be significant assets to Transat and its shareholders" said Mr. Eustache.
Transat A.T. Inc. is an integrated international tour operator with more than 60 destination countries and that distributes products in over 50 countries. A holiday travel specialist, Transat operates mainly in Canada and Europe, as well as in the Caribbean, Mexico and the Mediterranean Basin. Montreal-based Transat is also active in air transportation, destination services, accommodation and distribution. (TSX: TRZ.B, TRZ.A)
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For further information: For further information: Jacques Bouchard, Manager, Media Relations, (514) 987-1717 x4662, Jacques.Bouchard@transat.com; Source: Transat A.T. Inc., www.transat.com