30 August 2015

Diex Recherche and Artopex Regional Winners of 2015 Desjardins Entrepreneur Awards

Entrepreneur Awards LogoThe President and CEO of Diex Recherche, Suzie Talbot, and the company Artopex are both winners of 2015 Desjardins Entrepreneur Awards in the Centre-du-Québec region.

Suzie Talbot, Diex Recherche

Cofounder of Diex Recherche, Suzie Talbot is the winner of the Woman of Influence Award. Specialized in conducting clinical trials, the Sherbrooke company has a total of four locations, including two in Montréal and one in Québec City.

Award judges described Ms. Talbot as a “woman of vision and a great leader who quickly propelled the company to success while earning recognition from her peers.”

» Watch the video avec Suzie Talbot


Artopex, which has two plants in Sherbrooke (Logiflex and TEC Innovation), won double honours: the Sustainable Development Award and the Innovation & Productivity Award – Medium-sized business.

The manufacturer of office furniture employs 400 people and has a network of 465 distributors in North America.

» Watch the video d’Artopex

Another Sherbrooke company was honoured: the Coopérative funéraire de l’Estrie (Estrie Funeral Co-op) won the Co-op Award.

Regional winners are now contenders for the major national awards, which will be presented at a gala ceremony in Montréal on October 14, 2015.

Source : Desjardins

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