Executive Profile

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Robert G. Beauchemin

RobertWith a diverse background in hands-on technology, sales and executive management, Robert Beauchemin brings more than 30 years of leadership experience and expertise to RGB Global’s customers.

With a proven track record of excellence in sales and sales governance, Robert Beauchemin assumed various senior sales and management roles within SAP Canada, including President until 1998, spearheading SAP Canada’s growth to $250 million in revenue.  Robert Beauchemin also held the position of Vice-President and General Manager of J.D. Edwards Canada, a $100 million global ERP solution provider, later acquired by Peopesoft, themselves acquired by Oracle Corporation.  Robert Beauchemin was also President and Chief Executive Officer of CNC Global, a $150 million North-American Information Technology contract consulting and staffing company, managing over 1500 consultants [acquired by Vedior].  Most recently, he successfully completed the turnaround and exit of Montreal-based Polyplan Technologies, a Manufacturing Process Management (MPM) software provider, which was acquired by Boston-based Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC).

Robert Beauchemin has made many appearances on national and local television programs in Montreal and Toronto, sharing his expertise on technology, and experience in sales and management practices.  Robert Beauchemin has served as keynote speaker at Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS) national tele-broadcasts and has spoken at dozens of forums and to audiences with more than 1,000 people.  Robert Beauchemin is a past member and sat on the Board of Governors of the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) and of the Innovators’ Alliance.  Robert Beauchemin is also a past member of the Canadian Roundtable on e-Business Acceleration.

Robert Beauchemin has served as Chairman of the Board of MEI Group and of SET Technologies, and as director of ID Group, CNC Global and Polyplan Technolgies.  He also served on the Board of Sirit (TSX: SI) [acquired by Federal Signal in March 2010] and sat on Sirit’s Governance and Nominating Committee and Sirit’s Investment Committee.  In addition to his Executive  Strategic Consulting work, Robert Beauchemin currently serves on Dean’s Advisory Council for the Ted Rogers Schools of Management at Ryerson University and is a Executive Coach at the Innovation and Synergy Center in Markham.

Robert Beauchemin has acquired international experience working with colleagues in Germany, France, the United Kingdom and the United States.  Robert Beauchemin has traveled extensively throughout Canada, the US, Europe and the Far East and operates fluently in English and French.

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