Soccer Quebec has found its new general manager. This is Olivier Plante, who has held the interim position since February.

The board of directors of the Quebec federation made the announcement in a press release on Tuesday afternoon, praising the “leadership” and the “creative and diversified” ideas of Plante, who takes office immediately.

“Our choice fell on someone who is familiar with the current issues in Quebec soccer,” said Soccer Quebec President Pierre Marchand. We are convinced that he will contribute in a great way to the development of sport in the province. »

Plante, who holds a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation and a Master of Business Administration (MBA), joined Soccer Quebec in 2021 as Assistant General Manager. He had been acting general manager since the departure of Mathieu Chamberland in February.

“I am sincerely honored to have been appointed to this important position within the Quebec Soccer Federation,” he said. I undertake to fulfill my duties with dedication, humility, integrity, transparency and with the utmost impartiality. I will thus have the privilege of contributing to the advancement of our sport in collaboration with my team, our regional associations and our clubs. »

“Since my arrival at Soccer Quebec, I have seen the exceptional work done by everyone involved directly and indirectly in the development of soccer,” he continues. It is therefore with great enthusiasm, commitment and respect that I am embarking on this new stimulating challenge. »