October 20, 2021 (Last modified on October 21, 2021)
Groupe Park Avenue (the Groupe), one of the largest automotive groups in Quebec, is very pleased to announce the appointment of Julien B. Grégoire as director financial planning and analysis. With nearly a decade of experience with major corporations, including WSP, Hewitt Equipment, and Metro, M. Grégoire brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to this new position. His appointment couldn’t have come at a better time with data playing a more crucial role than ever in business operations and development.
For Groupe vice-president and chief financial officer Jean-François Lacroix the new position Julien is filling will be a huge boost to the automotive consortium’s business intelligence gathering capacity. “We are really pleased to welcome Julien as a new member of the finance team. His appointment is fully aligned with the Groupe’s digital shift strategy to maximize the contribution of data analytics and business intelligence within the decision making in all aspects of our operations,” he said. “His expertise will accelerate the financial best practice implementation and reporting process improvement. Being able to identify and analyze the right data in greater depth allows us to make more accurate financial projections, better business decisions, and develop more precise action plans.”
For Julien Grégoire, deciding to join the Groupe didn’t require a great deal of soul-searching. “Making the decision to join Groupe Park Avenue was a natural and inspiring one for me. The Groupe’s leadership position in the industry and its excellent reputation were certainly determining factors. The fact that I would be filling a newly created position made it an even more interesting challenge,” he said. “And with its financial performance on track, I’m looking forward to leveraging my major corporate experience to accelerate the implementation of the strategic tools and analysis capabilities that will keep the Groupe growing in the right direction based on observed data and the latest trends.”