Monday September 24 2018
Trois-Rivières, September 24, 2018 - Mr. Gaétan Boivin, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Trois-Rivières Port Authority (TRPA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Sara Dubé as Director of Public Affairs.
Ms. Dubé is an experienced advisor in communication strategies. Over the past 17 years, she has held various communications and public relations positions in the private, municipal, education and cultural sectors. Most recently, she was in charge of communications for Alcoa-Aluminerie de Deschambault and later for Aluminerie de Bécancour inc. She has extensive experience and strong skills in strategic communications, crisis management, community and media relations, as well as event organization.
Her experience and skills will be used in the framework of the TRPA's On Course for 2030 development plan, but also in the development and deployment of strategies for relations with the community, partners and government authorities. As media relations manager, she will also act as spokesperson.
Ms. Dubé holds a bachelor's degree in public communications and industrial relations from Université Laval, a certificate in human resources management from the Université du Québec à Rimouski and is in the process of obtaining a master's degree in social communications from the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières.
“It is with great pleasure that we welcome Ms. Dubé to the TRPA team. Her expertise is a valuable asset for the Port, which intends to step up its communication efforts with the community and its partners,” declared Mr Boivin.
About the Port of Trois-Rivières
As part of the 18 Canadian Port Authorities and active since 1882, the Port of Trois-Rivières offers a wide range of facilities and services to the maritime industry throughout the year. The Port is an important player in regional, national and international economic development for major industrial sectors such as the aluminum industry, forestry and agri-food. The Port of Trois-Rivières accommodates 55,000 trucks, 11,000 railcars and more than 200 merchant and cruise ships annually originating from over 100 different ports in more than 40 countries around the world. It handles over 3 million metric tonnes of traffic and generates nearly 1,000 direct jobs.
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Source: Jacques Paquin
Vice-president, Marketing and Business Development
Office: 819 378-2887, ext. 205