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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
December 19, 2014

Canadian Excellence

Gerry Remers, '79


President and COO, Christie Digital Systems Canada

Overseeing engineering, operations and global quality, Gerry Remers has spearheaded research and development at Christie Digital Systems Canada, successfully leading the companyís rapid expansion into new markets for digital projection. Under his leadership, Christie has quadrupled in size since 2001, significantly increasing its manufacturing capabilities, and was recently ranked among the Financial Postís 10 best employers.

Gerry is a member of Laurierís Presidentís Council of Advisors and sits on the Board of Governors at the University of Waterloo. He is co-Chair of the Board of Communitech, a founding member of the Waterloo Region Barnraisersí Council, and is a member of the advisory board of the Canadian Digital Media Network and the Leadership Council at Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. In 2011, Gerry was named as one of Laurierís 100 Alumni of Achievement.

Degrees: 1979 Double Honours BA (German & Philosophy), Wilfrid Laurier University; MA (Philosophy), University of Waterloo; MBA, York University

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