What's new? The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal pleased by the appointment of Jacques Parisien as chair of the board of directors of Tourisme Montréal

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January 23, 2004


The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal pleased by the appointment of Jacques Parisien as chair of the board of directors of Tourisme Montréal


The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal is pleased to highlight the recent appointment of Mr. Jacques Parisien as chair of the board of directors of Tourisme Montréal.

The retiring chairman of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, Mr. Parisien is known throughout the Montreal business community for his drive and his leadership skills. Thanks to his extensive management experience within Canada's communications industry, the Board of Trade is confident that Mr. Parisien will make a significant contribution to the reputation and promotion of our metropolis in the various tourism markets.

“For the Board of Trade, the prosperity and competitiveness of the metropolitan area are closely linked to the vitality of its tourism activity. We therefore greet with enthusiasm the news of Mr. Parisien's appointment as chair of an organization whose major role is ensuring the positioning of Montreal as a prime tourism destination,” declared Benoit Labonté, president of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal.

The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal has some 7,000 members. Its primary mission is to represent the interests of the business community of the Greater Montreal region and, as a contributing and responsible player, to promote the economic development of the urban area. Encompassing three specialized services (Info entreprises, the Electronic Commerce Institute and World Trade Centre Montréal) that serve merchants and businesses of all sizes throughout Quebec and Canada, the Board of Trade is Quebec's leading private economic development organization.