Business

Interview with president and editor in chief of LUXE Magazine

Interview with president and editor in chief of LUXE Magazine

LUXE magazine owner and Editor in Chief Samia El explains why she chose to devote a full issue to the subject of creativity. She also shares her long-term vision for the magazine and describes the goals she is hoping to achieve. Why did you choose to devote this issue to the art and creativity scene…

Private Banking 1859

Private Banking 1859

Private Banking 1859 A conversation with Éric Bujold, President Private Banking 1859 opened its doors in 2009, the year National Bank celebrated its 150th anniversary. Éric Bujold, a team player whose passion and vision helped to establish this landmark institution, became its president. This Gaspé native knows a thing or two about success. Before joining…

SIRCO

SIRCO

Private investigation and protection services Founded in 1992, SIRCO is now a leading fraud, drug and corruption investigator and top provider of private protection services. The company is very active in Canada while also being involved in major complex cases across the globe. We interviewed Claude Sarrazin, Founding President of SIRCO. What is SIRCO’s mission?…

Evenko: event producer and promoter

Evenko: event producer and promoter

Text: Diane Stehlé Event producer and promoter evenko creates and produces large-scale festivals and events. This year, Pollstar, America’s most respected entertainment industry magazine, ranked evenko as the largest independent promoter in Canada and the 10th largest in North America. Each year, the independent Quebec company produces more than 1,200 musical, family and sporting events…

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…

François Dumontier, president and CEO of the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada

François Dumontier, president and CEO of the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada

The Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada is a true economic generator not only in Montreal, but also in Quebec and throughout Canada. It draws in large crowds, including a wealthy clientele from all over the world. LUXE met with its head, François Dumontier, in the lead-up to the event’s 50th anniversary. THE GRAND PRIX…

The Latest on the real estate market in Québec

The Latest on the real estate market in Québec

Vincent Chiara founded Groupe Mach in 2000. Specializing in the development and rental of commercial office spaces and industrial premises, the Groupe now owns about 125 buildings and a number of properties throughout the province. Among these are the Stock Exchange Tower and CIBC Tower in Montréal. LUXE met with this canny businessman to take…

Ruby Brown, creator of Made-to-Measure Perfumes

Ruby Brown, creator of Made-to-Measure Perfumes

After a career in modeling, Ruby Brown had the bright idea of launching a business creating made-to-measure perfumes. Today, the SME that bears its founder’s name offers a range of scented candles, perfume creation workshops and a range of services to professionals. Encounter with a young woman who is passionate about her craft. Today you…