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Saimen Welcomes Mathieu Dumont as New CFO

Saimen is very proud to welcome Mathieu Dumont as he is joining our senior management team, holding the title of Chief Financial Officer. Mathieu has a Master Degree in Finance from HEC, and we strongly believe that with his past business experience in China, he will contribute to improve Saimen’s financial operations. He will also be a strong asset for our clients looking to optimize their financial and corporate structure in Asia. Welcome to the team Mathieu !

Wharton Business School Global CEO Program

Last week, Carl Breau was at CEIBS to present his conference on how to “Deal & Negotiate with Chinese Business Partners”. This conference took place as part of Wharton Business School Global CEO program. Ranging from finding the right partner, to crucial details along the way, his experience allows him to offer knowledge that could change the whole negotiation process for your business in China. Contact us at info@saimen.com, if you wish to know more !

Air Canada’s EnRoute magazine

Don’t miss our full page ad in the upcoming September issue of Air Canada’s EnRoute magazine!

Click here to see the whole Ad!

Samajam Kids live tour 2017

Saimen partner Samajam Kids live tour 2017 in China was full-house today on China’s largest stage in Wuhan! No tickets left. We at Saimen are so proud to be a part of this Canadian success story. Just one of over 300 live shows in China this year!

Cirque du Soleil in China

Carl Breau, CEO of Saimen, is honored to announce that following a formal RFP process, Saimen was selected to provide an integrated Operational Support package for the projects of Cirque du Soleil in China. This contract includes Immigration, Insurance, Customs, Logistics and other Business consulting services. As part of the proposal, some of the services will be provided by Saimen’s partner State-Owned Company FSG.

Edphy Summer camp

Another wonderful day at Shanghai Pudong airport for 74 kids on their way to Montreal, to Saimen partner Edphy Summer camp!

Carl Breau as Panelist discussing financing and operational challenges

Carl Breau was invited as Panelist to discuss financing and operational challenges when entering the China market, with a group from the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management. Photo courtesy of China Europe International Business School (CEIBS Shanghai)

Eocycle’s wind tower project

Saimen is very proud to have been part of the success of Eocycle’s wind tower project in the USA. Congratulations to Rocky Bourget for his clean initiative !

China Creative Industry Advisory Board

As a member of China Creative Industry Advisory Board, Saimen CEO Carl Breau spent some time with them discussing strategies and advices in order to obtain success for Canadian companies in the entertainment industry in China. The meeting in Shanghai was chaired by Weldon Epp, the Consul General of Canada.

Intellectual Protection & Chinese Business Partners

March 2017

Carl Breau was honored to invited to discuss intellectual protections and dealing with Chinese business partners in Shanghai, to the EMBA delegation of Ivey Business School at Western University. Thank you to the 62 students and faculty members that were present to discuss to topic ! Education seems to be the topic of the week after his presentation to EMBA class from AESE Business School taking place at China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai.

Air Canada launches Direct Flight between Montreal & Shanghai

February 2017

On february 18th, Saimen was present at the inauguration gala for the first direct flight between Montréal and Shanghai, from Air Canada. Edphy English summer camps, who is represented by Saimen in China, was the main sponsor for the event. Carl Breau had the honour of introducing the mayor of Montreal, The Hon. Denis Coderre, who was aboard the first direct flight and guest of honour.

Photos courtesy of Cancham

Carl Breau, speaker at Story Summit in Banff

January 2017

Carl Breau, our general manager, has been invited as a Speaker to the upcoming Story Summit in Banff. The Story Summit is a gathering of North American media, entertainment and content creators to share their experiences and ideas. His presentation is titled “How to Monetize the Fastest-Growing Entertainment Market in the World: China” and was held on February 25th. For more information, go to www.storysummit.ca

Saimen the Main Sponsor for CanCham luncheon Event at the Peace Hotel in Shanghai

April 2016

Saimen was proud to be the Main Sponsor for the Luncheon Event presented by the Quebec Government Office in Shanghai’s Jean-Francois Lépine. The conference topic was Quebec and China After thirty years of friendship: a promising future. The event was a big success with over 140 attendees.

Successful Eocycle Gen2 windtower installation

February 2016

Saimen is very proud to have supplied Sourcing and Engineering support for the new Eocycle Gen2 windtower installations. The new Gen2 tower is notably the most efficient in its class (25 kW) and also features an innovative hydraulic self-raising system. For more info visit www.eocycle.com.

Carl Breau on conference tour in Canada

September 2015

Saimen General Manager Carl Breau was on a conference tour in Canada organized by EDC and CCBC from September 21st to 24th on “How to get paid when selling to Chinese Customers”

Saimen CEO MC at Canada celebrations

June 2015

Our CEO Carl Breau will be the English-French-Chinese Master of Ceremony at the Canada Day celebrations in Shanghai!

Saimen welcomes Phoenix Zhang

April 2015

Saimen is very proud to welcome Phoenix Zhang, automation engineer (Masters in Engineering) with over 15 years of experience, as our Deputy General Manager based in Shanghai.

Saimen part of Quebec Prime Minister China Delegation

November 2014

We are proud to be part of the Official Quebec business delegation accompanying Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard to China from October 24th 2014 to November 1st. The delegation will be visiting Shanghai, Jinan, Qingdao and Beijing.