Press release: The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal honours 33 exceptional women

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Added on 5 June 2003 in Press releases

Press release

The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
honours 33 exceptional women

Montreal, June 5, 2003 - During its 15th Networking Dinner this evening, the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal will honour 33 women from different sectors of activity who have distinguished themselves by their commitment and exceptional success. The Networking Dinner is a prestigious annual event organized by the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal to underscore their contributions.  

“These women from all walks of life have achieved stature in our society, earning their way to the top through daring, creativity and above all, tenacity. Let us pay tribute to these ladies whose extraordinary career paths have set them apart in their respective fields. They have all, in their own way, pushed back the boundaries of success and paved the way for other talented women,” stated Benoit Labonté, president of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal.  

The Board of Trade is proud to honour these exceptional women:

NANCY J. ADLER
Professor of International Management, Faculty of Management
McGill University

DOMINIQUE ANGLADE
Chairwoman of the Board
Jeune Chambre de Commerce de Montréal
and
Senior manager
Nortel Networks

CHANTAL AZNAVOURIAN
Executive director
Resto Plateau

JANETTE BERTRAND
Author and moderator

CAROLYN BOURKE
President
Conferences, Groups and Incentives

DANIELLE CHAGNON
President
Flashcomm Inc.

LISE CORMIER
Executive vice-president and general manager
Mosaïcultures Internationales Montréal 2003

ISABELLE COURVILLE
President, Enterprise
Bell Canada

LISE DOUVILLE
Executive vice-president and administrator
Industrial Alliance Securities Inc.

MERVAT FALTAS
President and chief executive officer
ITF Optical Technologies Inc.

DIANE GIARD
District vice-president Montreal, Montreal West and North Shore
Scotiabank

ISABELLE HALLÉ
President
MedPlan Communications Inc.

THE HONORABLE CÉLINE HERVIEUX-PAYETTE, P.C.
Senator and legal counsel
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin, LLP

LYNN JEANNIOT
Vice-president, Marketing and Public affairs
National Bank of Canada

DR. VANIA JIMENEZ
Director of the Research Division of the Department of Family Medecine
McGill University

ANGELA KAKRIDONIS
Group vice-president, Pegabo and Simard divisions
Aldo Group Inc.

PARVEEN KHAN
Vice-president, Training and development, Energy Division
SNC-Lavalin Inc.

GISÈLE KOBELANSKY
President
National Sales and Distribution Inc.

DANIELLE LABERGE
Vice-rector, Academic affairs, research and creative arts
Université du Québec à Montréal

LOUISE LAPIERRE
President and general manager
Louise Lapierre Danse

BRIGITTE LEBRETON
President and chief executive officer
Pharmacor inc.

THE HONORABLE JUDGE LYSE LEMIEUX
Chief justice
Superior Court of Quebec

JOHANNE LÉPINE
Vice-chairman and chief executive officer
Aon Parizeau Inc.

DR. ROSEMONDE MANDEVILLE
President and chief scientific officer
Biophage Pharma Inc.

ESTELLE MÉTAYER
President
Competia

MILA MULRONEY
Co-chair
Taste of the Nations Gala

ANNA PALESTINI
Chief financial officer
La Senza Corporation

NATHALIE PETROWSKI
Columnist
La Presse

MONIQUE PROULX
Novelist, short story and script writer

MARIE SAINT-PIERRE
President
Marie Saint-Pierre Design

DANIÈLE SAUVAGEAU
Sergeant
City of Montreal Police Service

JULIE SNYDER
Moderator and president
Productions J

SOPHIE THIBAULT
Anchorwoman
TVA

The biographies and photos of these exceptional women are available on the Board of Trade's Website:
http://www.ccmm.qc.ca/documents/diner/diner.htm

The networking dinner is made possible by the financial support of our sponsors: Bell, Birks, Ernst & Young, Hydro-Québec and Scotiabank.

The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal has nearly 7,000 members. Its mission is to be the leading group representing the interests of the Greater Montreal business community.  Its objectives are to maintain, at all times, relevance to its membership, credibility towards the public and influence towards government and decision-makers.

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For information or
for journalists interested in attending the event:
Sylvie Paquette
Coordinator, Media relations
Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
Tel.: (514) 871-4000, ext. 4015
spaquette@ccmm.qc.ca