Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec

Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec

September 16, 2009 03:30 ET

The Ordre des comptables agrees du Quebec Presents the Recognition Award-Public Sector to Bernard Beauchesne, CA

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Sept. 16, 2009) -

Editors note: A photo for this release will be available on Marketwire's website.

The Ordre des comptables agrees du Quebec presented Bernard Beauchesne, CA, with the prestigious Recognition Award - Public Sector 2009 during its Conference on Saturday at the Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu in the Charlevoix region.

The evening was also an opportunity to present the Recognition Award - University Teaching to Sylvie Deslauriers, CA, and the Recognition Award - Young CA Leader to Stephane Lefebvre, CA.

"I am very pleased to present this award to Bernard Beauchesne, who has gained recognition for his leadership, business insight, strategic thinking and remarkable professional achievements," commented Daniel McMahon, FCA, President and CEO of the Ordre des comptables agrees du Quebec.

The Recognition Award - Public Sector was created to highlight the exemplary contribution of CAs who, thanks to their financial expertise, leadership, strategic thinking and business insight, have achieved results that are so significant and far-reaching that they deserve to be recognized outside the government agency for which they work.

After earning his bachelor's degree in business administration from HEC Montreal, Bernard Beauchesne obtained his CA designation in 1977 and has since been working in the public sector.

In 2000, Mr. Beauchesne accepted the position of director general of the Commission scolaire des Trois-Lacs, becoming one of the few people in his position with chartered accountant training.

Mr. Beauchesne is greatly involved in the school board network and the field of education. He sits on numerous committees, raising the visibility of the CA designation. Over the years, Mr. Beauchesne has also been a member of several committees of the Ordre des comptables agrees du Quebec and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA). Since 2006, he is also the chair of the board of directors of Societe GRICS.

With a membership of close to 17,600 CAs and 1,900 candidates for the practice of the profession, the Ordre des comptables agrees du Quebec carries out its primary mission to protect the public by enforcing the most demanding admission criteria and ethical standards.

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Contact Information

  • Ordre des comptables agrees du Quebec
    Caroline Emmanuel
    External Relations Manager
    514-982-4615 or 1-800-363-4688, ext. 4615
    c.emmanuel@ocaq.qc.ca