24 Apr 2012

MONTRÉAL, April 23, 2012 – Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is very proud to announce the recognition it received from Centraide of Greater Montréal during its April 18 Distinction Awards for its Leaders’ contribution to the 2011 financing campaign.

Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton was crowned the big winner in the 1,000 or more employees category for having carried out the most outstanding Leadership Campaign (individual donations of $1,000 or more). The major increase in new Leaders at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton contributed to bringing the Centraide campaign to another level, with a 600% increase compared to last year.

Jean Robillard, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton’s President and Chief Executive Officer, attended the ceremony accompanied by the Montréal Communications, Marketing and Business Development team to receive the prestigious award, underscoring the importance of community involvement for the Firm: “We’re proud of having greatly surpassed our objective. We raised our Partners’ and employees’ awareness about doubling our efforts to help those in need and with everyone’s collaboration we were able to go above and beyond our goal. This was truly a collective feat!”

By demonstrating at every solicitation stage how important the Centraide cause is to them, the Partners set the tone for the campaign and enabled the Firm to attest once again to its great generosity and commitment.

Centraide of Greater Montréal Rewards Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton

Left to right: Jean Robillard, President and Chief Executive Officer, Anne-Marie Guertin, Communications Consultant (Montréal Region), Marie-Pierre Lépine, Regional Director – Marketing, Communications and Business Development (Montréal Region) and Francis Letendre, Public Relations Consultant.

About Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton
Founded in 1948, today Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is a leader in the fields of assurance, tax, consulting services, business recovery and reorganization. This strength is based on a team of over 2,200 people including over 230 partners in more than 90 offices in Québec, Eastern Ontario and New Brunswick. For the past 30 years, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton has been a member of Grant Thornton International Ltd providing its clients with the expertise of the member and correspondent firms in more than 100 countries.

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Anne-Marie Guertin
Consultant – Communications, Marketing and Business Development
Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton
Telephone: 514-878-2692, ext. 2345

For more information:
Marie-Eve Carignan
Senior Communications Consultant
Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton
Telephone: 514-668-9187