MONTREAL, Nov. 1, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Board of Directors of BCE Inc. (TSX:
BCE) (NYSE: BCE) today announced the appointment of David F. Denison as a
Director of BCE and Bell Canada.
"We welcome David Denison to the BCE Board, and look forward to the benefit of
his extensive experience and insight in financial services, particularly
pension fund and asset management," said Tom O'Neill, Chair of the Board of
BCE and Bell.
Mr. Denison served as President and CEO of the Canada Pension Plan (CPP)
Investment Board from 2005 to 2012. Prior to his appointment to the CPP
Investment Board, Mr. Denison was President of Fidelity Investments Canada
Mr. Denison serves as a Director at Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and as a member
of the World Bank Treasury Expert Advisory Committee. He is a director of The
United Way of Greater Toronto, and a member of the Toronto Community
Foundation Investment Committee and the University of Toronto Investment
Advisory Committee. A chartered accountant, Mr. Denison holds a Bachelor
degree in mathematics and education from the University of Toronto and is a
Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario.
BCE is Canada's largest communications company, providing a comprehensive and
innovative suite of broadband communication services to residential and
business customers under the Bell and Bell Aliant brands. Bell Media is
Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio
and digital media, including CTV, Canada's leading television network, and the
country's most-watched specialty channels.
The Bell Mental Health Initiative is a multi-year charitable program that
promotes mental health across Canada via the Bell Let's Talk anti-stigma
campaign and support for community care, research and workplace best
practices. To learn more, please visit Bell.ca/LetsTalk. For BCE corporate
information, please visit BCE.ca. For Bell product and service information,
please visit Bell.ca. For Bell Media, please visit BellMedia.ca.
Media inquiries: Jean Charles Robillard Bell Communications (514) 870-4739
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