These two directors will add their sterling backgrounds and scope of expertise to a board geared toward company growth.
Montreal, QC – November 9, 2016 – Alithya, Quebec’s largest privately held strategic consulting and information technology (IT) services firm, is proud to announce the addition of two accomplished executives to its Board of Directors. Years spent in the IT sector and Canadian business community have given Dana Ades-Landy and Dvai Ghose exceptional backgrounds that will strengthen Alithya’s Board of Directors.
“We are very excited to have distinguished members such as Dana Ades-Landy and Dvai Ghose on Alithya’s Board of Directors. We are convinced that their expertise and knowledge will guide us toward the fulfilment of the lofty ambitions we have set for ourselves. Our desire to assert ourselves as a global leader in our business sector means aligning our assets with the top talents,” indicated Pierre Turcotte, Chair of Alithya’s Board of Directors.
“Alithya’s expansion in the last five years has been historic, and our long-term plan is to maintain this pace. I am very proud to have the support of Dana and Dvai. Their vast skill sets and fresh perspectives will help us become an industry leader that sets itself apart with its employment equity, diversity and prominence of women in its management. I firmly believe that the contributions of these two new members will benefit the company’s visibility in Quebec and beyond,” noted Paul Raymond, Alithya’s President and Chief Executive Officer.
Dana Ades-Landy is President of the Board of the Association of Québec Women in Finance (AFFQ). The high-level administrator has more than 25 years of experience in banking and financial services. She is a certified mediator and arbitrator. Moreover, Ms. Ades-Landy is Chair of the Advisory Board of the John Molson School of Business, a finance and audit committee member, and Treasurer and Member of the Board of the International Women’s Forum (IWF). She has an MBA in Finance and Accounting from Concordia University, as well as a BSc in Microbiology and Immunology from McGill University.
Dvai Ghose is Global Head of Equity Research at Canaccord Genuity and has more than 20 years of operational experience in Canada, the US, the UK and Australia. After serving as Canaccord Genuity’s head of Canadian research and analysis in telecommunications, his role was expanded in 2015 to overseeing all of the firm’s international activities in this sector. Along with managing 200 people, including 80 financial analysts, he is a member of the firm’s management committee. Mr. Ghose has a Bachelor and a Masters of Arts degree from the University of Oxford, and has completed specialized studies in philosophy, politics and economics.
Alithya, Quebec’s largest privately-held strategic consulting and information technology (IT) services firm, operates in North America and France. 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, relying on the optimal use of information technology. Its clients are mainly active in the financial services, telecommunications, transportation, health care and government services sectors. In addition to the prominent role women play at Alithya, with many in executive positions, and the company’s deep social commitment, Alithya counts more than 1,250 specialized consultants in Canada, the US and France.