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Announcement of the three finalists for the 2013 Investissement Quebec CEO of the Year Award

February 11, 2013

MONTREAL, Feb. 11, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ – Today, the Quebec Technology
Association revealed the names of the three finalists for the
prestigious 2013 Investissement Québec Technology CEO of the Year
Award. The three finalists are:

        --  Daniel Handfield, CEO, Médiamed Technologies
        --  Paul Raymond, President and Chief Executive Officer, Alithis
        --  Sébastien Vachon, President, Korem

Since 2003, this contest has been shining the spotlight on CEOs of
technology companies in recognition of their exemplary leadership and
contributions to the visibility of the Quebec Information and
Communications Technology (ICT) industry. The finalists were chosen by
an independent selection committee comprised of CEOs of ICT companies
and representatives of Investissement Québec and the Quebec Technology
Association.

“The ICT industry plays a substantial role in economic development and
Investissement Québec is proud to recognize the contributions of this
industry’s leaders. Our three finalists are clearly representative of
the broad range of companies that drive the Quebec ICT industry,”
stated Jacques Daoust, President and Chief Executive Officer of
Investissement Quebec.

Awards will be presented during CEO Vision, an exclusive event for CEOs
of technology companies, which will be held from February 20 to 23 at
Mont Tremblant. Attendance at the awards ceremony is reserved
exclusively for CEOs registered for CEO Vision, as well as event
sponsors and partners. In addition to receiving extensive press
coverage, the finalists will present their projects to their peers who
will then select the 2013 winner by secret ballot during the gala event
on February 21.

“We congratulate all three of our CEO finalists for their insight and
determination to drive their company’s growth. Together they provide a
clear picture of the scope and variety of successful companies active
across several market segments,” said Nicole Martel, CEO of AQT.

The 2013 Investissement Québec CEO of the Year Award relies on the
support of its media partner Les Affaires, whose next issue includes exclusive Web coverage of each of the finalists.

About the finalists

        --  Daniel Handfield, CEO, Médiamed Technologies,
            www.mediamedtech.com
        --  Paul Raymond, President and Chief Executive Officer, Alithis,
            www.alithis.com
        --  Sébastien Vachon, President, Korem,
            www.korem.com

About the Quebec Technology Association (AQT) www.aqt.ca
The Quebec Technology Association promotes innovative SMEs in the ICT
industry by helping their CEOs and management teams reach business
development objectives. Now the largest ICT business network in Quebec,
the AQT, a non-profit, self-funded organization, provides its 500
member and affiliate companies with local and international networking
opportunities, as well as business comparison and improvement tools -
true building blocks of success!

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. It 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 tax incentive administration and foreign investment prospecting.

À propos des finalistes

        --  Daniel Handfield, PDG, Médiamed technologies,
            www.mediamedtech.com
        --  Paul Raymond, Président et chef de la direction, Alithis,
            www.alithis.com
        --  Sébastien Vachon, Président, Korem,
            www.korem.com

SOURCE Quebec Technology Association (AQT)


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