January 23, 2019
Notice of appointment : Pierre-Francois Allaire – Vice President, Sales & Marketing
[MONTREAL, January 23 2019] - Jean Bélanger, President, and Lise Laforce, Executive Vice President of OPAL-RT Technologies, are pleased to announce the nomination of Pierre-François Allaire to the position of Vice President, Sales and Marketing.
[MONTREAL, January 23 2019] – Jean Bélanger, President, and Lise Laforce, Executive Vice President of OPAL-RT Technologies, are pleased to announce the nomination of Pierre-François Allaire to the position of Vice President, Sales and Marketing.
Pierre-François has a long history with OPAL-RT Technologies and this nomination is the logical progression of his career, which began in 2003 as an application engineer in the Support team. He was Support team leader from 2005 until 2010, when he took over leadership of the Operations department until 2012, when he was named Director of the Sales and Marketing department.
Pierre-François has played a large part in OPAL-RT Technologies’ success over the years. One such success was his campaign that garnered us the 2016 Mercuriades “PME de l’année” award for our international development. And let’s not forget his nomination for the Manager of the Year award at the ARISTA 2018 provincial contest.
In his new role, Pierre-François will manage the global Sales and Marketing teams. In his capacity as support to the President and Executive Vice President, he will be required to work in close collaboration with the General Managers from all our affiliates to implement global Sales and Marketing strategies.
He will continue to be based in OPAL-RT Technologies’ Montreal headquarters, where he will also manage the Montreal Sales and Marketing teams.
Headquartered in Montreal, OPAL-RT Technologies has provided high-performance real-time simulation technology and engineering services since 1997. OPAL-RT’s customer base includes industry leaders, universities, and research centers within the automotive, aerospace, educational, power electronics and power system industries. Over the last two decades, OPAL-RT has emerged as a world leader in the area of electromagnetic system simulation by providing powerful and open systems, which allow users to rapidly research, develop and/or test their latest and products or concepts in a safe environment. OPAL-RT Technologies has subsidiaries in France, India, China and USA.