For Immediate Release
July 15, 2016
Frédéric Boulanger Macadamian Technologies CEO New Chair ITAC Board
Board Members joining from IBM, Ricoh Canada, Lenovo Canada, Google and HP Canada
Toronto, ON – The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) is pleased to announce Frédéric Boulanger, President and Co-Founder, Macadamian Technologies has been named as incoming Chair of ITAC for the 2016/2017 term. He succeeds outgoing Chair David MacDonald, President and CEO, Softchoice who continues serving on the Board of Directors. Joining Fred are five new member representatives joining ITAC’s National Board of Directors.
“Fred Boulanger is one of our longest current serving Board members having served on the Board since 2008,” stated Robert Watson, President and CEO, ITAC. “As ITAC’s Chair, Fred will continue to set ambitious targets for continued growth in our industry and ensure we continue our leadership role in advocating for increased digital adoption at all levels of government as well as ensuring the industry remains an exciting career choice for young people in Canada.”
New ITAC Board of Directors:
- Carey Drader, Vice President, Enterprise & Commercial at IBM Canada
- Glenn Laverty, President and CEO of Ricoh Canada
- Colin McIsaac, General Manager at Lenovo Canada
- Colin McKay, Head of Public Policy and Government Relations for Google Canada
- Mary Ann Yule, President and CEO for HP Canada
As Canada’s national ICT business association, the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) champions the development of a robust and sustainable digital economy in Canada. A vital connection between business and government, we provide our members with the advocacy, networking and professional development services that help them to thrive nationally and compete globally. A prominent advocate for the expansion of Canada’s innovative capacity, ITAC encourages technology adoption to capitalize on productivity and performance opportunities across all sectors.