Quebec City, 16 July 2019 – Korem Geospatial president and founder Sébastien Vachon is pleased to announce the appointment of his colleague Jean‑Sébastien Guy as the company’s new president. Jean‑Sébastien has been entrusted with spearheading the strategic development of Korem in order to further accelerate its already explosive growth. Sébastien will subsequently act as chairman and chief executive officer while remaining the largest shareholder of the company he founded in 1993 and which has become the leading reseller of geospatial data and software in North America.
“Jean‑Sébastien is a passionate and unifying leader who has gained detailed knowledge of our industry. His appointment is a reflection of my desire to gradually pass on the torch to a new generation who will be able to take the company to even greater heights. I’m really looking forward to supporting Jean‑Sébastien, the executive committee and all our employees over the coming years as we continue to deliver the quality services on which we’ve built our reputation,” Sébastien Vachon asserted.
“I would like to thank Sébastien and all my colleagues for the confidence they have shown in me. The last few years have been marked by an in-depth transformation of our business practices. We have mapped a clear pathway to the future and the time has now come to implement our strategies. I’m proud to be part of the driving force behind our company’s success,” Jean‑Sébastien Guy pointed out.
In his new role, Jean‑Sébastien will focus on coordinating the implementation of Korem’s overall business strategy. In collaboration with his fellow members of the executive team, he will also provide the 70 employees working at the Quebec City-based company located in the Saint-Roch neighbourhood with essential support as they work towards attaining increasingly ambitious growth targets across Canada and the United States.
About Jean-Sébastien Guy
With more than 15 years of experience in the geospatial industry, Jean‑Sébastien possesses recognized expertise in sales management, marketing and partner relationships. Prior to joining Korem, he honed his skills in particular as an account manager and business development manager at Esri Canada, where he earned several professional honours and awards.
Jean‑Sébastien joined the Korem team in 2014. A passionate team player who is respected and valued by everyone, he rapidly rose through the ranks and until now held the position of vice president of sales, marketing and partnerships.
Korem Geospatial is a leading reseller of geospatial data and software in North America. The company has 70 employees and actively participates in the success of its customers, which include AT&T, Shell, Walmart and Charter Communications, by enabling them to make more informed decisions, save time, reduce their costs and manage the risks associated with the process of purchasing and integrating geospatial data and software (geolocation). Korem’s greatest strength lies in the neutrality of its experts and this distinctive element has allowed the company to gain the trust of large organizations which, year after year, choose Korem for the integration and development of their geospatial projects.
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