MONTREAL, May 10, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Alithya, a leading strategy and digital technology consulting firm in Canada, is pleased to announce that Robert Comeau has been elected to its board of directors. Mr. Comeau's broad technology sector expertise in finance and fast-growing public companies is expected be of particularly great value to the firm.
"My fellow directors and I are very pleased to welcome Robert Comeau to the board," said Pierre Turcotte, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alithya. "Mr. Comeau has an impressive track record with companies with ambitious growth strategies like ours, which will complement those of the other directors on the board. His experience in foreign markets, particularly Europe, will also be very helpful for our company's international strategies."
"Alithya has experienced steady growth for the past several years, and our plans to become a public company are firming up," said Paul Raymond, President and CEO of Alithya. "In that regard, Mr. Comeau's experience as chief financial officer for several public companies with plans for fast growth will add significant value to our company. I am also very pleased to have access to Mr. Comeau's expertise in mergers and acquisitions and financing strategies."
Robert Comeau has more than 35 years of experience. He was the chief financial officer of Lumenpulse Inc. until 2015, and previously held similar positions at Aveos Inc., Prestige Telecom Inc. and Emergis Inc. Mr. Comeau also acted as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and member of the Board at Media5 Corporation. Mr. Comeau also sits on the board of directors of H2O Innovation and is a member of its audit committee. He has a bachelor's degree in accounting from HEC Montréal and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.
About Alithya Group
Alithya Group Inc. is one of the most prominent private strategy and digital technology consulting firms in Canada. Founded in 1992, the firm advises, guides and assists its clients in their pursuit of innovation and excellence. Alithya prioritizes the achievement of business objectives on every project through the optimal use of digital technologies. Its clients mainly operate in the financial services, telecommunications, energy, transportation, health care and government services sectors. With more than 1,600 professionals across Canada, the United States and France, Alithya is an advocate for workforce diversity. As such, the firm is a member of the 30% Club, which encourages the participation of women in management roles, and is implementing immigrant-friendly recruiting initiatives. To learn more, go to www.alithya.com.