Appointment of Philippe L. Labelle to the Board of Abilis Solutions Inc.

Montreal, QC, September 30th, 2013 – Abilis announced today the appointment of Mr. Philippe Labelle as administrator and new member of its Board of Directors.

Philippe Labelle is a lawyer, entrepreneur and has served as Chairman and CEO of Viandes Seficlo Inc. since February 2011. Philippe first began his career in 1994 in the legal department of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and practiced business law for over a decade. Throughout his practice, he mainly represented and advised institutional investors through private financing transactions (private equity) and acquisitions (M & A). He also taught at the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa and has served on several boards, both in non-profit organizations and commercial companies. Philippe is very active in his community.

“Abilis is a software development company in Montreal that we will hear more about in the coming years. I am motivated to contribute to the development of this technology leader and participate in the growth of Abilis,” added Philippe Labelle.

The combination of his entrepreneurial experience and business lawyer expertise will be valued at Abilis. The company, which was founded in 1996, specializes in the delivery and recovery of major IT projects with large companies and governments. Abilis’s business model is distinguished by its ability to offer a guarantee of delivery, and can offer a fixed commitment in terms of price, specifications and deadlines. Having a presence in the United States, it is from its Innovation Center in Montreal that Abilis develops innovative solutions for its customers.

“We are very pleased to welcome Philippe Labelle to our Board of Directors. His background as an entrepreneur and business counsel will be a major advantage in terms of strategy and corporate governance,” said Eric Le Goff, President of Abilis.

About Abilis
Founded in 1996 by Eric Le Goff and Alain Elbaz, Abilis now has nearly 170 employees. The company specializes in the design, development and implementation of business solutions in information technology. Our mission is to work with our clients to imagine, design, develop and implement high value technology solutions, meeting deadlines, budgets and expectations by providing a predetermined fixed price approach. While 75% of its business is generated outside Quebec, (60% in the United States alone), 75% of its revenue comes from its Innovation Center that is located in downtown Montreal.

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