Isabelle Marcoux named one of Canada's Most Influential Women of 2012
In prestigious Top 100 awards of Women's Executive Network (WXN)
MONTREAL, Dec. 4, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - TC Transcontinental congratulates
Isabelle Marcoux, Chair of the Board of Transcontinental Inc., on being named
a recipient of the prestigious Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100(TM) award
Presented each year for the past decade by the Women's Executive Network
(WXN), the Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100(TM) awards recognize the
professional achievements of the country's most prominent female leaders in
Canada's private, public and non-profit sectors. Recipients are selected based
on their strategic vision and leadership, the financial success of their
organization, and their commitment to their community.
Isabelle Marcoux has been Chair of the Board of Transcontinental Inc. since
2007, and prior to that was Vice President, Corporate Development for the
Company from 2004. In the latter capacity, she was responsible for all
strategic planning processes as well as mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Marcoux
is also a Member of the Board of George Weston Limited, Rogers Communications
Inc. and Power Corporation of Canada. She is also a director of the Board of
Trade of Metropolitan Montreal and is well known for her deep commitment to
the community. Among other things, in the past year Ms. Marcoux chaired the
Tel-Jeunes 2012-2017 fundraising campaign and will serve as Patron of Honour
for the 2012 Children's Ball of the Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation.
"On behalf of the 18,000-member community of women of WXN, we congratulate
each of the winners we are honouring in this 10(th) edition of the Top 100
awards," said Women's Executive Network founder, Pamela Jeffery. "They are an
extraordinary group of female leaders who reach out to our community and truly
embody the qualities WXN strives to recognize. They are dynamic, committed and
inspiring leaders who blaze new trails for future generations."
Isabelle Marcoux joins 653 other women who have received Women's Executive
Network (WXN) Top 100 awards over the past decade. The full list of award
winners is available at top100women.ca.
About the Women's Executive Network (WXN)
Founded in 1997, the Women's Executive Network WXN is Canada's leading
organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of women in
management, executive, professional and board roles. WXN is a founding member
of the Canadian Board Diversity Council, dedicated to increasing the diversity
of Canada's corporate boards.
About TC Transcontinental
TC Transcontinental creates marketing products and services that allow
businesses to attract, reach and retain their target customers. The
Corporation is the largest printer in Canada and the fourth-largest in North
America. As the leading publisher of consumer magazines and French-language
educational resources, and of community newspapers in Quebec and the Atlantic
provinces, it is also one of Canada's major media groups. TC Transcontinental
is also the leading door-to-door distributor of advertising material in Canada
through its Publisac network in Quebec and Targeo in the rest of Canada.
Thanks to a wide digital network of more than 3,500 websites, the Corporation
reaches over 18.7million unique visitors per month in Canada.
TCTranscontinental also offers interactive marketing products and services
that use new communication platforms supported by marketing strategy and
planning services, database analytics, premedia, e-flyers, email marketing,
custom communications and mobile solutions.
Transcontinental Inc. (TSX: TCL.A, TCL.B, TCL.PR.D), known by the brands TC
Transcontinental, TC Media and TCTranscontinental Printing, has
approximately 10,000 employees in Canada and the United States, and reported
revenues of C$2.0 billion in 2011. For more information about the corporation,
please visit www.tc.tc.
TC Transcontinental Media Nathalie St-Jean Senior Advisor, External
Communications TC Transcontinental Telephone: 514 954-3581
Financial Community Jennifer F.McCaughey Senior Director, Investor Relations
and Financial Communications TC Transcontinental Telephone: 514 954-2821
A photo of Isabelle Marcoux is availablehere.
Women's Executive Network (WXN) Jennifer Britton North Strategic 289 380-2327
SOURCE: TRANSCONTINENTAL INC.
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