Business

Cinélande: the success of a Montreal production company

Cinélande: the success of a Montreal production company

Text: Diane Stehlé Founded in 1986, Cinélande is one of Quebec’s largest production companies specialising in television commercials. For over thirty years now, its outstanding directors, highlyexperienced associate producers, teamwork, stable workforce and complete infrastructure have allowed the group to secure a prominent place in the industry. An interview with Alex Sliman, President and Executive…

Anna “concierge” in interview with Justin Kingsley

Anna “concierge” in interview with Justin Kingsley

Her full name does not appear in my address book. For the first couple of years after we met, in fact, I had no idea she even had a family name. When she comes up in conversation in my circles, which happens with alarming regularity, people tend to know immediately who Anna is. Now that…

Bertrand Cesvet: Interviez with CEO of Sid Lee

Bertrand Cesvet: Interviez with CEO of Sid Lee

Since 1997, Bertrand Cesvet has been CEO and senior partner of Sid Lee, builder of brands. At the head of the global strategy group, he counsels clients on how to transform their businesses and brands. Under his leadership, Sid Lee has become one of the most renowned agencies in the world for its creativity and…

Interview with Claude Marcotte, Executive Vice-President & Partner at Carbonleo

Interview with Claude Marcotte, Executive Vice-President & Partner at Carbonleo

Text: Diane Stehle For 30 years now, Claude Marcotte has worked in large consulting engineering and architecture companies. In his busy career, he has participated in the planning of theGriffintown neighbourhood and in the implementation of the Tour des Canadiens and the Bois-Franc project, among others. He is now a Partner at Carbonleo, a prominent…

La Boum, event planners

La Boum, event planners

Text: Diane Stehlé La Boum, Event Planners A few years ago, Josée Dufresne was organizing unforgettable birthday parties for her two young children and receiving a host of compliments after each one. What was at the time simply a pleasure for her as a mother ended up turning into an actualcompany. Today, Josée and her…

Sylvain Costof, president of MontBlanc North America

Sylvain Costof, president of MontBlanc North America

Montblanc, founded in 1906, has earned an unparalleled reputation thanks to its timeless designs, the quality of its materials, and its master craftspeople’s unique expertise. We sat down with Montblanc North America President Sylvain Costof to learn more about this famous Maison. PLEASE GIVE US A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO THE MONTBLANC PRODUCTS. The Montblanc story began more than 110 years…

Niminimi scarves for Unicef

Niminimi scarves for Unicef

Niminimi Scarves partners with Friends of UNICEF to raise awareness and funds for UNICEF Canada. Niminimi Scarves has collaborateur with South African artist Katherine Ambrose to design a scarf, the proceeds from the sale of which will be donated to UNICEF. Ambrose is known for her depictions of rural and township life in Africa. The…

Andrew Lufty: an innovative concept at the heart of the golden square mile

Andrew Lufty: an innovative concept at the heart of the golden square mile

Respected Montreal entrepreneur Andrew Lutfy has always been passionate about real estate. With his vision for the unprecedented development of a luxury ecosystem combining a hotel, private residences and a retail and food and beverage complex, this business leader was able to satisfy his taste for avant-garde projects in a city he is particularly fond…