• 08. November 2019

Appointment of Mirka Boudreau as President of Destination Sept-Îles Nakauinanu

SEPT-ÎLES, November 8, 2019 - Following its annual general meeting held on November 4, 2019, Destination Sept-Îles Nakauinanu (DSIN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Mirka Boudreau as President of the organization.

Born in Rivière-au-Tonnerre, Mirka Boudreau quickly distinguished herself in the world of the mining industry as an ambitious person. She founded Int-Elle Corporation in November 2017 after being head of sales of the Latin America department of a world-class company for over a decade.

Today administrator at the Port of Sept-Îles, she wants to apply her knowledge in the growth of the stopover: "Daughter of fisherman and having spent my childhood immersed in the maritime industry, I am extremely proud to join the DSIN team and touched by the trust of the team towards my candidacy. I want to make the most of my ability to implement creative strategies to maximize the potential of our port of call and thus, to participate in the feeling of pride for our various key partners and our population for the achievements of the DSIN team."

DSIN also welcomes Mr. Normand Ambroise to the board as representative of Innu Takuaikan Council Uashat mak Mani-Utenam, in replacement of Mr. Mathieu McKenzie. Graduate in organizational management and civil law from the University of Ottawa, Mr. Ambroise is responsible for several departments in the Innu community, including tourism, culture and heritage.

The Board of Directors joins forces to recognize the dedication and passion invested in the development of international cruises in Sept-Iles by the outgoing President, Ms. Manon Langlois. Demonstrating exceptional leadership, Ms. Langlois has proudly represented DSIN for almost ten years, leading important issues in the progress of the stopover and participating in the realization of many structuring projects for the two communities of Sept-Iles and Uashat mak Mani-Utenam.



Ms. Mirka Boudreau| Port of Sept-Îles Representative

Mr. Réjean Porlier | Ville de Sept-Îles Representative

Mr. Jean-Pierre Maltais | Port of Sept-Îles Representative

Mr. Mario Leblanc | Tourisme Côte-Nord Duplessis Representative

Mr. Serge McKenzie | ITUM Representative - SDEUM

Mr. Normand Ambroise | ITUM Representative

Ms. Marie-Eve Cyr | Ville de Sept-Îles (Tourisme Sept-Îles) Representative


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Destination Sept-Îles Nakauinanu is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of Sept-Îles as a port of call for international cruise lines, within the Canada/New England cruise region.

Nakauinanu | Innu word meaning "where one stops".



Marie-Eve Duguay, Executive Director

Destination Sept-Îles Nakauinanu

meduguay@portsi.com  |  418-961-1228