Pierre Laferrière, president, Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
Montreal, May 26, 2000 The president of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, Pierre Laferrière, today announced the appointment of Richard Drouin and Pierre Martin as representatives of the business community at the Société de promotion des aéroports de Montréal (SOPRAM).
Mr. Drouin, a partner at the law firm of McCarthy Tétrault, will occupy the post vacated by Nycol Pageau-Goyette at the end of her term.
President and CEO of Alstom Canada, Mr. Martin will be reappointed to the seat he accepted in 1998.
The management of the Board of Trade is very pleased to be able to count on such illustrious and highly reputable business representatives. "We're convinced that these two talented managers will make a significant contribution to airport development in the metropolitan area, especially at a time when major expansion and renovation work is underway at Dorval," concluded Mr. Laferrière.
The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal has more than 7 000 members. Its mission is to be the leading group representing the interests of the Greater Montreal business community. The objectives are to maintain, at all times, relevance to its membership, credibility towards the public and influence towards government and decision-makers.