Johanne Bousquet of Montreal’s Chagall Design has been named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year

Johanne Bousquet is president and founder of Chagall Design, specializing in retail environments and fixtures and providing turnkey services from design to installation. She has won the title of Entrepreneur of the Year in the province of Quebec. This award recognizes the work of business managers who create prosperous, growing companies, on an international basis.

This is the first time in 20 years that a shop-fitting business wins the title of this prestigious award.

“We are proud to recognize Johanne Bousquet as a visionary who, thanks to her many entrepreneurial qualities, has brought Chagall Design amongst the biggest players in the industry,” says Luc Charbonneau, co-director of the Entrepreneur of the Year award, in the province of Quebec.

According to Bousquet, this prize confirms that Chagall Design stands out amongst the highest-performing companies of the industry: “Create today, deliver tomorrow – that is our reality! We are experiencing major growth, which leads us to explore new markets and open a new office in Toronto in the next few months.”

Filled with a strong sense of what retail is about, in this constantly evolving industry, Chagall Design offers intelligent design solutions that allow clients to be on the cutting edge of innovation and surpass the competition. With customers’ expectations changing at lightning speed, the forward-thinking and innovative designers at Chagall Design are quick on their feet to create distinct environments. That way, clients develop new market shares and succeed in outperforming the competition.

Says Bousquet, “Our clients’ profitability is at the heart of our concerns and that’s why they choose to retain our services. Nowadays, it’s imperative that a store offers a unique experience. At Chagall Design, each detail is designed to create that distinction, while increasing sales.” 

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EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential, and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.