New Leadership at Quebec Chapter of AmCham Canada

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

AmCham Quebec held its annual general meeting last night in Montreal and unanimously elected Antoine Tayyar as President and Daniel Fortin as Vice-President of the board of directors, replacing Julie Lessard and John C. Dunn, the outgoing co-chairs who will remain on the Board.

Antoine Tayyar (L) is the Director of Public Affairs and Communications for Coca-Cola Canada. Daniel Fortin (R) is President of DNL Events, a firm specializing in Event Planning and Logistics. 

Julie Lessard is a Partner at BCF Business Law in Montreal and heads up the Business Immigration Strategic Team at BCF. John C. Dunn is President of Dunn Consulting Services Inc., a firm specializing in tourism and hospitality management. Julie Lessard and John C. Dunn, the outgoing co-chairs of the Quebec chapter of AmCham, said "we are so very pleased to have these two talented and dedicated members take over the reins of the Chapter. We look forward to continuing to promote productive cross-border business relationships and practices in conjunction with our various partners."   

Antoine Tayyar, incoming President said "I would like to thank AmCham Quebec for their trust and to highly command Julie and John for their two years of service to the organization as Chapter Co-Chairs. Together with our board members we will continue to support Quebec’s vibrant and diverse business community and to promote the two-way flow of trade and investment with Canada’s largest trading partner”.

The American Chamber of Commerce in Canada, the premier organization in Canada dedicated to the U.S.- Canada business and economic relationship and affiliated with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, is headquartered in Ottawa with seven chapters across the country – Atlantic (Halifax), Quebec (Montreal), Ontario (Toronto GTA and Halton-Peel-Niagara), the National Capital Region (Ottawa), Western (Calgary) and Pacific (Vancouver).