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Cilex Announces the Departure of General Director Martin A. Roy

The Board of Directors of Cilex announced yesterday the departure of General Director Martin A. Roy who will be moving on to new career challenges.

Mr. Roy has served as General Director of the business incubator-accelerator since 2020, after a long career in civil service for the Government of Québec and various economic development organizations. Numerous structuring projects were advanced under his management, allowing the innovative incubator to take an active part in the dynamic business ecosystem of the Outaouais region.

“I am happy to have contributed to the growth of Cilex since 2020, continuing the work started by Alan Bernardi a long time ago. I wish to thank the entire team, the Board of Directors, our collaborators and our funders. It’s through all of your combined efforts that Cilex is able to undertake major projects and coach so many innovative businesses,” said outgoing General Director Martin A. Roy.

The Board of Directors of Cilex acknowledges the work done by Mr. Roy and highlights his involvement in the Outaouais business community.

“As Chairman of Cilex’s Board of Directors, I would like to thank Martin A. Roy for his contribution to and his involvement in Cilex. His work as General Director through the last three years has helped the organization recruit an outstanding team of professionals and take on inspiring projects. I speak both for myself and for the members of the Board of Directors when I say thank you for all your work,” said Gabriel Laporte, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cilex.

Ms. Geneviève Ouimet, Director of Espace-O, will serve as Acting General Director, backed by a strong management team and the Cilex team. The Board of Directors will announce the start of a recruitment process in the coming weeks to fill the position of General Director.


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