Montreal, July 23, 2018 –François Desjardins, Vice-President, Research and Development (R&D) and Technology Solutions at Solotech, is pleased to announce David Brazeau’s appointment as Director, Research and Development (R&D).
In this role, Mr. Brazeau will lead a team of audio, lighting and video technology solution consultants and specialists. This team will support other Solotech professionals, contribute to the delivery of various complex projects and help select equipment from suppliers, in keeping with the company’s overall technology strategy.
During more than 21 years as a Solotech employee, David has developed a diversified expertise, first, as a shop technician, then as a production technician on international stages while touring with André Rieu and Céline Dion. He went on to make a name for himself as an audio project manager for various Solotech clients, including Britney Spears and Michael Bublé. Until recently, he was a technical advisor in the audio department. David holds a Diploma of Collegial Studies (DCS) in Electrical Technology from Cégep du Vieux Montréal.
“I’m confident David will bring significant added value to our research and development activities to help cement Solotech’s leadership position in the ever-evolving audio-visual technology solutions market,” says François Desjardins.
The entire Solotech team wishes him great success in his new role.
Solotech is a world-class provider of technological solutions in audio, video, lighting and rigging, with 9 locations throughout Canada and the United States. Solotech creates and delivers innovative and unique experiences using cutting-edge equipment and ever-evolving technical expertise.
Solotech has over 40 years of experience and is well-known for the expertise of its Rental Division (providing rental solutions for touring, corporate and special events) and its Sales and Integration Division (providing sales, installation and maintenance of audio and video solutions for sports venues, broadcast, cultural venues, boardrooms and classrooms), serving a broad variety of domestic and international projects and events, such as:
Tours: Justin Timberlake, The Rolling Stones, Bruno Mars, The Eagles, Paul McCartney, The Weeknd, Michael Bublé, Lady Gaga, Barenaked Ladies, Rush, The Tragically Hip, Mumford & Sons, Céline Dion, Cirque du Soleil, Arcade Fire, André Rieu, Britney Spears.
Corporate Events: Victoria’s Secret, C2, Amazon, Walmart, Alibaba, Deloitte, Ubisoft.
Special Events: Osheaga, Festival d’été de Québec, Red Bull Crashed Ice, United Arab Emirates National Day, We Day, Pan Am Games, IHeartRadio Festival, Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto Raptors Pre-Game Shows, Montreal International Jazz Festival, Francofolies de Montréal.
Groupe CH (Montreal Canadiens), Videotron Centre, Google, House of Commons of Canada, National Arts Centre, Park Theatre, Rogers Arena (Vancouver Canucks), Montreal Alouettes, Agropur, Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau Airport, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Montreal Olympic Stadium, At The Top, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, Dragone, Cirque du Soleil.
Find out more at www.solotech.com/en/.
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