Jeune Chambre de Commerce de Montréal

Jeune Chambre de Commerce de Montréal

May 01, 2007 10:54 ET

JCCM: Discover the Winners at this Year's Gala of the 2007 ARISTA-BMO Bank of Montreal Provincial Competition!

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - May 1, 2007) - Organized by the Jeune Chambre de commerce de Montreal (JCCM), the 2007 ARISTA - BMO Bank of Montreal Provincial Competition will unveil its winners during a gala which will take place this upcoming May 3rd at the TOHU, La Cite des arts du cirque. For the 30th consecutive year, the JCCM will recognize young businesspeople from Quebec who distinguished themselves through their exceptional talent and achievements.

Stephan Cretier, Honorary President of the 30th edition of the ARISTA - BMO Bank of Montreal Provincial Competition and President and CEO of Garda, was pleased to present the 24 finalists in the eight categories of the 2007 competition. The finalists, a young group of businesspeople, were selected from over a hundred-twenty entries:

Young Executive in Quebec

- Martine Coulombe, Senior Manager - Health Group Business Services, National Bank of Canada

- Pierre-Luc Desgagne, Senior Manager - Communications, Hydro-Quebec

- Nicolas Milette, President, National Bank Direct Brokerage

Young Entrepreneur in Quebec - Small Business

- Nicolas Bastien, President, Qualicode Logiciel

- Robert Masse, President, GoSecure

- Frederic Tremblay, President & General Manager, Mf2

Young Socially Responsible Busines Leader in Quebec

- Judith Barry, Co-Founder & Vice-President, Club des petits dejeuners du Quebec

- Ugo Dionne, Founder, Benevoles d'affaires

- Catherine Legare, Manager - Development and Research, Programme de cybermentorat Academos

Young International Business Leader in Quebec

- Francois Audet, Regional Manager - Latin America, CARE Canada

- Philippe Belanger, General Manager, UMT Technologies

- Karina Marceau, President, Les Productions du 5e monde

Young Entrepreneur in Quebec - Large or Medium Sized Business

- Michel Bellavance, Co-Owner, Souris Mini

- Francois Massicotte, President and Principal Associate, Groupe SFP
ressources humaines.

- Marc-Andre Poulin, President, Les Solutions VICTRIX

Young Professional in Quebec

- Mark Cohen, President, LASIK MD

- Alain Fortier, Chartered Accountant, Lemieux et Nolet comptables agrees

- Marc-Andre LeChasseur, Lawyer, Fasken Martineau

Young Self-Employed Worker in Quebec

- Isabelle Lefebvre, President-Founder, Acces-Livres

- Sarah Marchand, President, Sarah Marchand, redaction et gestion de projets d'edition

- Patrick Scantland, President, MFG 2.0

Young Innovative Leader in Quebec

- Bruno Farbos, VP Research and Development, BioCogniSafe Technologies

- Jean-Philippe Gentes, General Manager, Galenova / Gentes & Bolduc, pharmaciens

- Stephane Quesnel, General Manager, Les Folies de l'Animation

About the ARISTA - BMO Bank of Montreal Provincial Competition

The ARISTA - BMO Bank of Montreal Provincial Competition is organized by the JCCM. For 30 years it has recognized the excellence of young Quebec executives, professionals, self-employed workers and entrepreneurs. The competition is open to young businesspeople between the ages of 18 and 40, from all regions of the province and in all sectors of business.

For information on the competition, consult the website at

Contact Information

  • Jeune Chambre de Commerce de Montreal
    Nicole Cockburn
    Junior Communications Agent
    514-845-4951, ext. 26