Montreal, April 1, 2009
Transat A.T. Inc., one of the largest integrated tourism companies in the world and Canada's holiday travel leader, announces that François Laurin, Vice-President, Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer since 2005, will be leaving the company. He will be replaced on an interim basis as Chief Financial Officer by Nelson Gentiletti, Executive Vice-President, Tour Operators, and President, Transat Tours Canada, who held the position from 2002 to 2005.
“We are grateful to Mr. Laurin for all the work he accomplished during these years and we wish him the best of luck in his future projects,” said Jean-Marc Eustache, President and Chief Executive Officer of Transat.
Transat A.T. Inc. is an integrated international tour operator with more than 60 destination countries and that distributes products in over 50 countries. A holiday travel specialist, Transat operates mainly in Canada and Europe, as well as in the Caribbean, Mexico and the Mediterranean Basin. Montreal-based Transat is also active in air transportation, destination services, accommodation and distribution. (TSX: TRZ.B, TRZ.A)