Broadsign investi 4.5 M$ à Montréal novembre 8, 2007Posted by Philippe Gauvin in affichage numérique, affichage numérique Québec, broadsign, canada, digital signage, investissement, logiciel, montreal, narrowcasting, québec, software.
Broadsign annonce un investissement de 4.5 millions en recherche et développement pour leur bureau de Montréal. Un nouvau chairman a aussi été désigné en la personne de M. Richard Boudreault. M Boudreault arrive avec une solide feuille de route ayant participé au succès de SOFINOV, Oerlikon Aerospace et du Centre de Technologies Aérospatiales.
Des excellentes nouvelles de la part de Broadsign après le déplacement de leur siège social au Minnesota.
BroadSign appoints new chairman and invests $4.5 million in Montreal facilities
Digital Signage Software Provider Plans to Double Workforce in Montreal
MONTREAL, Nov. 6 /CNW Telbec/ – BroadSign Canada Inc., announces that its
parent company, digital signage software provider BroadSign International Inc.
(« BroadSign »), appointed top technology expert Mr. Richard Boudreault as
chairman of the Board of Directors and will invest an additional $4.5M in its
facilities located in Montreal, Quebec.
BroadSign will use the new investment to expand the research and
development department and reinforce the company’s customer service and
support infrastructure in Montreal. The company also plans to build a new call
center and expects to double its Montreal-based work force from 30 to
60 employees in 2008. Most of the new hires will be dedicated to ensuring
BroadSign continues to provide the highest-quality support services to its
growing base of digital signage network customers.
« Montreal offers a wealth of development and support resources, as well
as a friendly business environment for a technology company like BroadSign, »
said BroadSign President and CEO Rick Engels. « The city has already proven to
be an excellent source of digital signage technical talent. »
New Chairman Richard Boudreault brings a strong background in start-up
and development-stage technology ventures to the board. He has held
technology-related positions in organizations including SOFINOV, a subsidiary
of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Oerlikon Aerospace, and the
Aerospace Technology Center. He has also been an active member of over
20 boards for both private and public companies.
Boudreault holds an MBA from Quebec’s Sherbrooke University, a Master of
Engineering from Cornell University and a degree in Physics from the
University of Montreal. He is Fellow of several learned societies and
« I am honoured to become Chairman of the Board at Broadsign and I have
already started working with other directors and Broadsign’s managers to
further expand the market share and strengthen the company’s positions to the
leading software provider for the industry, » said Richard Boudreault.