Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec

Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec

May 22, 2009 11:28 ET

Fourteen New Fellow Chartered Accountants in Quebec!

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - May 22, 2009) - The Ordre des comptables agrees du Quebec honoured 14 new FCAs at the prestigious Soiree FCA, held on Saturday, May 9, 2009. "FCAs make a unique contribution to our profession and to their community through their dynamic efforts, dedication and skill," pointed out Jean-Pierre Allaire, FCA, Chair of the Ordre.

The focus of the event, which was held at the Marche Bonsecours, was to pay tribute to the exceptional contribution these 14 chartered accountants have made to their profession and their community.

"To date, over 400 chartered accountants have been honoured and we continue the tradition by officially welcoming these 14 new FCAs to this elite group. These new FCAs have become models of excellence for us all," commented Daniel McMahon, FCA, President and CEO of the Ordre.

The FCA title is conferred upon members who have made a remarkable contribution to the profession or who have distinguished themselves in their career or in the community by noteworthy achievements that have enhanced the visibility of the profession.

The evening was also an opportunity to present the Outstanding Achievement Award to H. Marcel Caron, FCA, and to award Mtre Christiane Brizard the title of Companion of the Ordre des comptables agrees du Quebec.

Here are the names of the 14 members who officially joined the ranks of this prestigious group:

Carole Boisvert, FCA
Assistant Deputy Minister and Controller of Finance
Ministere des Finances du Quebec

Alain Fortin, FCA
Managing partner
Samson Belair/Deloitte & Touche, Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

Claude Gilbert, FCA
Partner, Transaction Advisory Services

Rafik Greiss, FCA
Partner, Assurance and Advisory Business Services
Ernst & Young

Gilles Labbe, FCA
President and CEO

Jean Lanoue, FCA
Founding member and partner
Groupe Lanoue Taillefer Audet

Edmond Wilfrid Lanthier, FCA
Not-for-profit organization manager

Claudine Levesque, FCA
Claudine Levesque CA Inc.

Paul Levine, FCA, CAYIFA
Managing director
Navigant Consulting

Cleo Marchand, FCA
Universite du Quebec a Trois-Rivieres

Diane Messier, FCA
Vice-president, Education and Recruitment
Ordre des comptables agrees du Quebec

Jean Pare, FCA
Vice-president, Financial Reporting

Jean-Hugues Rioux, FCA
Professor of accounting sciences
Universite du Quebec a Rimouski

Robert St-Aubin, FCA
Managing partner
Demers Beaulne

With a membership of over 17,500 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.

Contact Information

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