Two businessmen from the region are named CEO of the Year by Les Affaires magazine.
J osé Boisjoli, President and Chief Executive Officer of BRP de Valcourt, is the boss of 2017 in the “Large Enterprise” category. We recognize Mr. Boisjoli following a year marked by the launch of new products, record sales and a stock market that has almost doubled in value over the last year.
The title of CEO in the medium-sized business category goes to Patrick Lemaire, who heads the firm Boralex.
For him, it is a second honor in a few weeks. In mid-November, it was learned that the businessman was named among the most influential players in the global wind industry by appearing in the “Top 100 Power People” report, an annual ranking compiled and published by the British magazine A Word About Wind.
Christiane Germain, co-chair of Groupe Germain Hotels, is the most socially committed CEO in 2017 according to Les Affaires. Ms. Germain has held several forums during the year that ends, including becoming one of the dragons of the show in The Eye of the Dragon.
A jury composed mainly of economics journalists evaluated the candidates’ vision, innovation, execution capacity and achievements, while taking into account the growth achieved by the company under its leadership. .