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Commercial Service Montreal

Address: 1155 Saint-Alexandre
Montreal, Quebec, H3B 3Z1
Phone: (514) 398-9695 ext. 2220
Fax: (514) 398-0711
Email: office.montreal@trade.gov

Artina Davis, Principal Commercial Officer
Phone: (514) 908-3661
Email: Artina.Davis@trade.gov

  • Ms. Davis is a career Foreign Service Officer and the Principal Commercial Officer (PCO) at the U.S. Consulate in Montreal, Canada, where she assists American companies to export to Quebec, promotes Canadian investment in the U.S., and serves as commercial advisor to the Consul General.

    Prior to her tour in Montreal, Ms. Davis coordinated official USG advocacy for American companies competing for foreign government tenders in South Asia. During her tour in the Advocacy Center in Washington, DC, 2012-2014, she helped generate nearly $1 billion in total U.S. export content, which supported approximately 4500 American jobs.

    Ms. Davis also completed tours in Melbourne, Australia, 2010-2011, and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 2009-2010. At the U.S. Consulate in Melbourne, Ms. Davis supported the National Export Initiative to double exports to Australia. At the U.S. Consulate in Jeddah, Ms. Davis led the coordination of the largest trade mission to the Kingdom, representing a record 100 business matchmaking meetings. Ms. Davis also served as Senior Commercial Officer during a stint at the U.S. Embassy in Jordan, where she led the coordination of official mission activities during the region’s leading aerospace show.

    Her other tours include the Export Assistance Center in Chicago, IL, 2006-2008; New Delhi, India, 2003-2006; and Paris, France, 2001-2003. Ms. Davis speaks and reads French fluently.

    Prior to joining the Commercial Service, Ms. Davis worked in commercial banking and sales. She is a graduate of Hampton University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.

Connie Irrera, Commercial Specialist
Phone: (514) 908-3662
Email: Connie.Irrera@trade.gov

  • Responsible for national industry sectors across Canada such as Biotechnology; Dental Equipment; Drugs and Pharmaceuticals; General Science & Technology; Healthcare Services; Medical Equipment; Laboratory & Scientific Instruments; Veterinary Equipment; Hotel and Restaurant Equipment; Artwork/Commercial Art; Books and Periodicals.

Gina Bento, Commercial Specialist
Phone: (514) 908-3660
Email: Gina.Bento@trade.gov

  • Responsible for national industry sectors across Canada such as Aerospace products and services: Aircraft and parts; Airport/ground support equipment and Aviation services; also, Forestry related products: Forestry and Woodworking Machinery; Paper/Paperboard; and Pulp and Paper Equipment.

Sue Bissi, Commercial Assistant
Phone: (514) 908-3673
Email: Sue.Bissi@trade.gov

  • Responsible for national industry sectors across Canada such as Textiles and Personal Care products: Cosmetics and Toiletries; Travel and Tourism to the United States. Also handles all administrative functions related to commerce and trade services, as well as the Business Information Center and Internship Coordination.

Canada - US Trade Stats
  • U.S. goods and private services trade with Canada totaled $707 billion in 2012. click here to learn more about Canada - US Trade Stats.
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