Martin Thibodeau, Chairman of the Cancer Researsh Society’s Board of Directors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ghassan Deko and Marie Valcourt as administrators.

" It‘s our pleasure to welcome Mr. Deko and Mrs. Valcourt to the Cancer Research Society family. Their respective experience and expertise will prove to be highly beneficial to our organization’s mission to outsmart cancer, " says Martin Thibodeau.

Ghassan Deko is the Regional Director, Eastern Canada Group Risk Management at RBC Royale Bank, Commercial Credit. He heads a team of risk managers responsible for financial credit services to businesses, focusing on commercial and operational efficiency. Mr. Deko has been a member of the RBC Royal Bank since 2005. He has been involved in the Society’s Urban BBQ’s organization committee since 2014. Mr. Deko has a B.Sc. in Business Administration and an MBA in Business Administration and Financial Services, both from Université de Montréal.

Marie Valcourt is an associate at KPMG, where she is responsible of audits for many corporations. With a great deal of expertise in financial reporting standards and regulatory requirements, she is known for her ability to analyze systems, processes and controls for complex companies. Mrs. Valcourt has held various positions at KPMG since 2004. She is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec and a graduate of HEC Montréal.

The Cancer Research Society’s team joins Martin Thibodeau in welcoming Mr. Deko and Mrs. Valcourt.