The CPA Order presents the Outstanding Achievement Award and welcomes 15 new Fellows

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Montreal, February 25, 2019 – The Quebec CPA Order released the names of the 15 chartered professional accountants (CPAs) who received the prestigious title of Fellow (FCPA) this year. These women and men are inspiring ambassadors who exemplify the reputation and prestige of the profession. They will be honoured during the upcoming Soirée des Fellows in spring 2019.

The title of Fellow is presented annually to a small number of CPAs among the Order’s 39,000 members. These new FCPAs are joining a select group that now includes 655 people who have rendered outstanding services to the profession, or whose achievements in their careers or in the community have earned them distinction and brought honour to the profession.

Outstanding Achievement Award
The Order also announced the name of the recipient of the 2019 Outstanding Achievement Award, Sheila Fraser, O.C., FCPA, FCA, the first woman to serve as auditor general of Canada. Her numerous achievements in the Canadian government, unwavering determination and exemplary leadership make this recipient of the distinction — the most prestigious in the Quebec accounting profession — an exceptional FCPA.
The 15 new CPA Fellows for 2019 are:

  • Daniel Albert Baer | EY
  • Pierre Baraby | Deloitte
  • Réal Bélanger | Consultant and Corporate Director
  • Michel Bergeron | EY
  • Yves Bonin | PwC
  • Thierry Chaumont | Bell Canada
  • Julie Chaurette | CHUM Foundation
  • Maurice Chiasson | Maurice Chiasson, CPA
  • Patrick Cyr | SSQ Insurance
  • Diane Fugère | BDO Canada
  • Mario Gosselin | Blanchette Vachon
  • Mario Morin | Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton
  • Nathalie Pilon | ABB Canada
  • Johanne Turbide | HEC Montréal
  • André Zanga | Casgrain & Company

About the Quebec CPA Order
The Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec has 39,000 members and 5,000 future CPAs, making it the third largest professional order in Quebec. The Order ensures the protection of the public and the visibility of the profession. It represents all areas of expertise of the accounting profession, including financial reporting, management accounting, strategy and governance, audit and assurance, finance and taxation.

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Jean-Louis Laplante
Manager, Public Affairs, Quebec CPA Order
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