Montréal, October 19, 2022 – Brivia Group announce the creation of an advisory committee to provide strategic advice and support the company’s growth. The committee is comprised of five individuals, including three experienced external members recognized for their expertise in the fields of real estate, business administration and governance.
Chaired by the Honourable Martin Cauchon, Counsel at DS Avocats Canada, the committee will include Ms. Line Lefebvre, Corporate Director, Mtre Marie-Anne Tawil, President and CEO of Lune Rouge, and Mr. Kheng Ly, President and CEO of Brivia Group, as well as Mtre Vincent Kou, Chief Investment and Development Officer of Brivia Group.
“In 22 years, Brivia Group has established itself in the Canadian real estate market with high-quality projects that integrates respectfully into their surrounding environment. I salute the initiative of its founding President and CEO, Kheng Ly, who, despite the company’s growth, demonstrates, through the creation of this committee, his desire to achieve high standards of excellence and governance.” said the Honourable Martin Cauchon.
“We are proud to bring together inspiring personalities whose exceptional career paths and skills will provide our executive committee with the benefit of perspectives and observations that will give us new insights. In an increasingly challenging and constantly evolving world, each member will bring complementary expertise and leadership to the company and will play a key role in carrying out on ongoing projects and accelerating our development plan.” mentioned by Mr. Kheng Ly.
The members of the Brivia Group Advisory Board:
Hon. Martin Cauchon, P.C., LL.M., ICD.D, Ad. E.
Martin Cauchon has had a distinguished political career at the federal level and in the private sector which provides him with in-depth knowledge of a wide variety of issues and challenges that businesses are facing. First elected as a Member of Parliament in October 1993, in the riding of Outremont, Quebec, he subsequently held numerous positions in the federal government. He was Secretary of State (Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec), Minister of National Revenue, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada. Mtre Cauchon completed a Master of Laws in International Business Legal Studies at the University of Exeter in England and he is now Counsel at DS Avocats Canada.
Kheng Ly is the Founder, President and CEO of Brivia Group, a real estate development and investment company. Settled in Québec for nearly 35 years, he started out in the manufacturing sector and then discovered a great passion for the real estate industry, which led him to found, in 2000, his own real estate development and investment company, Brivia Group. Under his leadership and vision, the company has grown rapidly and now has over 20 projects developed or under development in Québec, Vancouver and Greater Toronto area. Deeply committed to community development, Kheng Ly actively contributes his knowledge to several non-profit organizations and causes that are close to his heart.
Line Lefebvre has over 30 years of experience, including 25 years in real estate. She has a diversified expertise in real estate investments and financings combined with international experience in audit committees and boards of directors. From 2008 to 2014, she worked at Hudson Advisors as Managing Director, Real Estate, Americas. Prior to that, she held various positions for 10 years at Cadim, a real estate subsidiary of the Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec, including Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice-President, Investments – Real Estate Financing. She began her career in external auditing at KPMG. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the École des Hautes Études Commerciales.
Mtre Marie-Anne Tawil, LL.L, LL.B, MBA, IAS.A
An accomplished senior executive, entrepreneur, lawyer and corporate director, Marie-Anne Tawil has extensive experience in strategy, corporate restructuring and mergers and acquisitions. She is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, awarded for her contribution to the advancement of women in business. She has over 35 years of legal experience, primarily in the area of corporate, commercial and securities law. Since 2017, she has been involved in the foundations and businesses of Guy Laliberté and is currently President and CEO of Lune Rouge Inc. Since 2006, she has had the privilege of sitting on several boards of directors of large private and public companies, including that of Hydro-Québec and the SAAQ, and she currently sits on the boards of Dundee Precious Metals and Gelpac Inc.
Mtre Vincent Kou, LL.B.
Vincent Kou joined Brivia Group in 2018, after working close to 15 years internationally at Rio Tinto Alcan and several years previously at a national law firm. As Chief Investment and Development Officer, he is responsible for acquisitions, investments and partnerships including investor relations and public relations at Brivia Group. In addition, he oversees the Development, Sales & Marketing and Human Resources departments. Since joining the company, he has successfully completed several major acquisitions and partnerships and has led the diversification of the Group’s development portfolio and national expansion. A member of the Québec Bar, he also has extensive experience in Asia, particularly in China.
About Brivia Group
Brivia Group is a real estate developer with a growing number of major projects in Montreal. Founded in 2000 and led by the vision of its President and CEO Kheng Ly, Brivia Group has the expertise, track record and business networks needed to fulfil bold projects such as 1 Square Phillips, Mansfield Condos, YUL, and QuinzeCent, meeting the expectations of its diverse clienteles. With over 20 projects in its portfolio, the group has also expanded into the Greater Toronto Area and Vancouver.
Source: Brivia Group