Marc Bolduc joins Sun Bridge Inc.

Sun Bridge is proud to announce the addition of Marc Bolduc as partner and senior consultant.

Native from Montreal, Marc brings an impressive resume on top of experiences living and working both in Canada and Japan.

Marc has held several senior executive positions, including most recently at Fleury Michon America, one of Europe’s leaders in the agri-food industry and previously at Hitachi High-Technologies in North America. When he last lived in Japan, he also held the position of Vice-chair at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan for two consecutive terms. 

Marc is a MBA graduate from the HEC Montreal and holds an undergraduate degree from McGill University. More recently he has lived in Tokyo for a period of 7 years and 5 years in Vancouver. He is native in both French and English with advanced business language skills in Japanese and basic Mandarin Chinese.

Marc is a great addition to Sun Bridge as its 3rd official member. He brings a tremendous expertise and experience in the corporate world and the public organizations on both the Canadian side and the Japanese side.

A word from Akira : 

“I’ve known Marc and crossed paths with him for many years. We finally had the chance to get close working together at the Quebec-Japan Business Forum. We’re delighted that Marc joins the team. His sharp approach to business development and his great understanding of the cross-cultural challenges working with Japan are great assets that will allow us to expand our expertise. Our goal working together is to establish Sun Bridge as a leader for business development between Canada and Japan, and to be able to serve in industries beyond Animation and Video games.”

 

A word from Marc :

“It is with great pride that I have accepted to work with both Akira and François. Sun Bridge has a great reputation in building Canada/France business relations with Japan and I believe that our skill sets will complement each other very well in pursuing further business in the years to come. Looking at the recent vitality of both traditional and emerging creative sectors in Canada, I feel energized by the promising future of bridging the last mile for our clients as a member of the Sun Bridge team.”

To learn more about Marc,

click here for the link to his quick-bio
and here for his Linkedin profile.

Nov. 15th 2019 – Press release about our latest client Adglobe

 

Montreal promotion agency Montreal International published today an article about our latest client Japanese video game company Adglobe. 

Adglobe Inc, a Japanese video game and 3D production studio, announces the opening of an office in Montréal under the name adglobe Canada. Via this expansion, the company seeks to consolidate its expertise in the video game industry by backing Montréal’s expertise. Some 50 people will be hired in the coming months.

“We are always on the lookout for the best talent for our nine studios, and are pleased to now have access to Québec’s pool of talent,” said Hiroyuki Kobayashi, President and CEO of adglobe. “Our productions have a strong Japanese art style and so, we offer a unique opportunity for Montréal’s specialists to develop targeted expertise.”

Link to the full article : https://www.montrealinternational.com/en/news/adglobe-selects-montreal-for-its-first-studio-in-canada/

Nov. 14th 2019 – Akira invited as guest speaker, will be in Tokyo from Nov. 15th to 23rd 2019

Akira was honored to be invited as guest speaker at the Tokyo International Manga and Anime Reiwa Toshima (IMART). Akira will be speaking on the panel of November 16th from 6pm to 8pm. The panel will be moderated by Anime specialist Tadashi Sudo, and the discussion will be centered around the opportunities for improvements for animation festivals.

Akira will be staying in Tokyo until November 23rd.
Don’t hesitate to contact her for inquiries.

More info on IMART : https://imart2019.peatix.com/
Akira’s FB post : https://www.facebook.com/akira.yamaguchi/posts/10156809054013481