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Solotech Names Jim Steele General Manager, Toronto and Ottawa

FOH Staff • On the Move • October 23, 2019

Jim Steele

TORONTO – Martin Tremblay, President and CEO of Solotech, announced the appointment of Jim Steele as General Manager of the company’s Toronto and Ottawa offices as of October 28, 2019.

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This new position is part of Solotech’s vision and business model: Think global, act local. The addition of a General Manager to head the company’s Ontario offices will support Solotech’s growth in this high-potential region.

Under the shared responsibility of Martin Chouinard, President, Live Productions Division, Canada, and Philip Giffard, President, Sales and Systems Integration Division, Steele will oversee the efficiency of Solotech’s Ontario operations and sales. Furthermore, he will ensure the development of new business opportunities while fostering synergies between the two Divisions of the company.

Drawing on over twenty years of experience in the production of live stage events, Steele is recognized for his work in various executive positions at Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) and the Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall. He brings with him an excellent reputation in the sports venue and live events markets. Steele holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts, Photographic Arts, from Ryerson University, Toronto.

“Steele’s proven vision and leadership make him an exceptional asset for our company. We are all looking forward to benefiting from his in-depth knowledge of the Ontario business community and his vast expertise in live events production”, said Tremblay.

The entire Solotech team wishes him a warm welcome and great success in his new role.

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