Matrox co-founder to receive national honor
Lorne Trottier appointed to the Order of Canada
February 28, 2007, Dorval, Quebec, Canada - The Matrox group of companies is proud to announce that co-founder Lorne Trottier has been named to the Order of Canada, one of the nation’s highest honors.
Nominated for his business leadership and technological innovations, Mr. Trottier is also known locally for his generous contributions to education and health care, including McGill University, the École Polytechnique de Montréal, and the Lakeshore General Hospital (Pointe Claire, Quebec).
At a later date, Mr. Trottier and his fellow inductees will receive their insignia at a ceremony in the Canadian capital city of Ottawa.
In 2003, Mr. Trottier received Le Prix Lionel-Boulet, an award for researchers who have distinguished themselves through their leadership in scientific development and contribution to Québec's economic growth.
Established in 1967, the Order of Canada is the nation’s highest honor, recognizing individuals for their outstanding contributions in various fields of human endeavor. For more information about the Order of Canada, please visit: http://www.gg.ca/honours/index_e.asp
Established in 1976, Matrox is a leading designer of PC-based hardware and software for graphics, imaging and video. Headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Matrox is a privately held company with international offices in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, and Hong Kong. For more company information, please visit: www.matrox.com.