The Board of Directors of WEtech Alliance appoints current Interim President Yvonne Pilon to lead WEtech Alliance
WINDSOR, June 9, 2015 – The Board of Directors of WEtech Alliance is pleased to announce the appointment of Yvonne Pilon to serve as WEtech’s President and CEO effective June 1st. Pilon becomes one of the youngest female presidents heading a Regional Innovation Centre as part of the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE).
Pilon joined WEtech Alliance in 2010 as Director of Programs and Communications, leading WEtech’s extensive roster of entrepreneurial programming and marketing efforts. In 2013, she was promoted to Vice President. In this newly-created position, Pilon provided leadership and oversight to WEtech’s internal operations and functions, including strategic planning and partnerships, team leadership and program design and delivery. Pilon brings to the position an extensive background with the organization as well a true passion for entrepreneurship.
“I have been honored to work with WEtech since its inception,” says Pilon. “As the first employee, I had the pleasure to see WEtech grow from one person to a team of eight. WEtech has experienced significant growth in the last few years and I only expect this trend to continue. With our dedicated Board and Team, I am confident that the organization will continue to thrive and enjoy continued success for its Clients, Members, Stakeholders and Community.”
“On behalf of the organization, I would like to thank Yvonne for her tremendous leadership,” said Frank Abbruzzese, Chair of the Board – who joins WEtech for another year as Chair. “Yvonne has been instrumental to WEtech’s growth over the past five year. She has steered and inspired the WEtech Team, serving as an exceptional leader to WEtech and within the greater community.”