TREMBLANT, February 22, 2018 – On the occasion of an evening gala held during CEO Vision, the annual gathering of executive leaders from Quebec’s technology sector, the prestigious 2018 AQT – Investissement Quebec CEO of the Year Award was conferred for the tenth time.
After defending his nomination before his peers, Mr. Martin Thériault, CEO of Eddyfi Technologies, was recognized with this award. The conferring followed a selection process which included a grade from an independent jury, and peer voting tabulated during the gala, which constituted 70% of the final score. The overall voting process was overseen by the independent research and survey firm SOM.
“Winners especially value the fact that the 2018 AQT – Investissement Quebec CEO of the Year Award is determined in part by his/her peers. We are extremely proud to be associated with this prestigious recognition, a true source of inspiration for Quebec’s technology sector,” noted Pierre Gabriel Côté, Chief Executive Officer of Investissement Québec.
Martin Thériault helms Eddyfi Technologies, founded in 2010 in Quebec City. In only seven years, Eddyfi Technologies has become a global leader for non-destructive testing (NDT) technology that is 100% made in Quebec. Recognized as the Global NDT Equipment Emerging Company of the Year in 2014, the company employs 250 employees in nine international offices, with exports to 80 countries worldwide. Mr. Thériault is driven by his desire to conquer the world by leveraging local resources. Creativity, corporate culture, and passion are the driving forces that galvanize him to excel on a daily basis.
“I want to congratulate Martin Thériault for his recognition and recent nomination as 2018 AQT – Investissement Quebec CEO of the Year,” said Nicole Martel, CEO of the AQT. “Year after year, we are impressed by the involvement and success of our local business executives. The outstanding quality of the nominations received are a testament to the vitality of our industry. Collectively, we should take pride in contributing to raise the profile of Quebec’s expertise in this area,” she added.
About The Quebec Technology Association
The Quebec Technology Association (AQT) promotes the visibility of innovative SMEs in the ICT industry at a provincial scale, while acting as a sector representative. The AQT supports CEOs and their executive teams in their business growth and development, by providing them a real toolbox .Now the largest ICT business network in Quebec, the AQT is a non-profit and self-funded organization representing more than 500 corporate members and members by affiliation. The association provides local and international networking opportunities, improvement tools and benchmarking. The building blocks of success! For more information: www.aqt.ca.
About Investissement Québec
Investissement Québec’s mission is to foster the growth of investment in Québec, thereby contributing to economic development and job creation in every region. The Corporation offers businesses a full range of financial solutions, including loans, loan guarantees and equity investments, to support them at all stages of their development. It is also responsible for administering tax measures and prospecting for foreign investment.
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