Jeune Chambre de Commerce de Montréal

Jeune Chambre de Commerce de Montréal

May 05, 2006 23:59 ET

The 29th ARISTA - BMO Bank of Montreal Provincial Competition Crowns Eight Winners!

MONTREAL, May 5 - Last night, over 500 businesspeople attended the 29th ARISTA - BMO Bank of Montreal Provincial Competition awards ceremony. Organised by the Jeune Chambre de commerce de Montréal (JCCM), the ARISTA competition supports and encourages the future generation of Quebec. Here are the names of the eight winners who distinguished themselves through
their exceptional achievements:

Young Executive in Quebec
Sylvain Leclerc, Vice President, St-Laurent division, Bombardier

Young Entrepreneur in Quebec - Small Business
Catherine Dupuis, Scientific Manager, Laboratoires Mauves

Young Socially Responsible Business Leader in Quebec (tied)
Nathalie Roy, General Manager, Educaloi and Andrée-Lise Méthot, Founder
and Senior Associate, Fonds d'investissement en développement durable

Young International Business Leader in Quebec
Marc-André Franche, Program Consultant, United Nations Development

Young Professional in Quebec
Pascale Pageau, Lawyer, Delegatus services juridiques

Young Self-Employed Worker in Quebec
Marie-Annick Boisvert, President and Founder, Marianik

Young Entrepreneur in Quebec - Large or Medium-sized Business
Miguel Caron, President and CEO, Lyrtech

About the ARISTA - BMO Bank of Montreal Provincial Competition

Organised by the JCCM, the ARISTA Competition has recognised the young professionals who have helped shape Quebec society for the past 29 years. Selected by a jury of 39 leaders from top Quebec corporations and institutions, the 2006 winners were crowned during a gala evening hosted by ARGENT journalist Annie Dufour. The 29th edition of the competition took place under the honorary presidency of Marc P. Tellier, President and Chief Executive Officer of Yellow Pages Group. François Hudon, Senior Vice-President of BMO Bank of Montreal, Quebec and Atlantic Divisions, acted as jury president. For further information on the competition, visit

About the Jeune Chambre de commerce de Montréal

The JCCM brings together young managers, professionals, entrepreneurs and self-employed workers aged 18 to 40. Founded in 1931, it now boasts 1,400 members whose average age is 32. The JCCM is a premiere meeting place and networking vehicle for people who want to get socially involved and take an active part in decisions that will impact the future of our world. The JCCM is the largest junior chamber of commerce in North America.

Contact Information

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    Philippe Gillard
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    (514) 845-4951, ext. 24