MONTREAL, Sept. 30, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Abilis announced today the
appointment of Mr. Philippe Labelle as administrator and new member of
its Board of Directors.
Philippe Labelle is a lawyer, entrepreneur and has served as Chairman
and CEO of Viandes Seficlo Inc. since February 2011. Philippe first
began his career in 1994 in the legal department of the Caisse de dÉpÔt
et placement du QuÉbec and practiced business law for over a decade.
Throughout his practice, he mainly represented and advised
institutional investors through private financing transactions (private
equity) and acquisitions (M & A). He also taught at the Faculty of Law
at the University of Ottawa and has served on several boards, both in
non-profit organizations and commercial companies. Philippe is very
active in his community.
"Abilis is a software development company in Montreal that we will hear
more about in the coming years. I am motivated to contribute to the
development of this technology leader and participate in the growth of
Abilis," added Philippe Labelle. The combination of his entrepreneurial
experience and business lawyer expertise will be valued at Abilis. The
company, which was founded in 1996, specializes in the delivery and
recovery of major IT projects with large companies and governments.
Abilis's business model is distinguished by its ability to offer a
guarantee of delivery, and can offer a fixed commitment in terms of
price, specifications and deadlines. Having a presence in the United
States, it is from its Innovation Center in Montreal that Abilis
develops innovative solutions for its customers.
"We are very pleased to welcome Philippe Labelle to our Board of
Directors. His background as an entrepreneur and business counsel will
be a major advantage in terms of strategy and corporate governance,"
said Eric Le Goff, President of Abilis.
Founded in 1996 by Eric Le Goff and Alain Elbaz, Abilis now has nearly
170 employees. The company specializes in the design, development and
implementation of business solutions in information technology. Our
mission is to work with our clients to imagine, design, develop and
implement high value technology solutions, meeting deadlines, budgets
and expectations by providing a predetermined fixed price approach.
While 75% of its business is generated outside Quebec, (60% in the
United States alone), 75% of its revenue comes from its Innovation
Center that is located in downtown Montreal.
SOURCE ABILIS SOLUTIONS