Videotron Appointment: Manon Brouillette Named President and CEO
MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 05/07/14 -- Pierre Dion,
President and CEO of Quebecor (TSX: QBR.A)(TSX: QBR.B), is pleased to
announce the appointment of Manon Brouillette as President and CEO of
Videotron. Manon Brouillette has been President and Chief Operating
Officer of Videotron since May 2013.
"We are privileged to have the benefit of Manon's leadership skills,"
said Pierre Dion, President and CEO of Quebecor. "She is a seasoned
executive of recognized vision and creativity. Over the past 10
years, Manon has played a key role in Videotron's phenomenal growth,
successfully spearheading some of the most important projects in the
company's history, including Videotron's entry into the mobile market
in record time, the launch of its cable telephone service, the
development of Ultimate Speed Internet access services and the
introduction of illico TV new generation, illico mobile and Club
illico. Results-driven, Manon fosters a vibrant spirit of innovation
in the organization."
Manon Brouillette joined Videotron in 2004 as Vice President,
Marketing and Product Development. Throughout a career studded with
achievements, she has demonstrated outstanding managerial skills. She
recently received the "Merite leadership Germaine-Gibara" award in
the large company category at the 34th Mercuriades gala. The award,
bestowed by the Federation des chambres de commerce du Quebec (FCCQ),
recognizes exceptional businesswomen who have demonstrated
leadership, risk-taking and influence within their industry over the
course of their career. Before joining Videotron, she served in
management and VP positions with, among others, Groupe San Francisco,
Groupe Cossette communication marketing, Sprint Communication
Marketing/Publicite Martin and Transat A.T. Manon Brouillette holds a
bachelor's degree in public communications from Universite Laval.
Quebecor, a Canadian telecommunications, entertainment and news media
leader, is one of the best-performing integrated communications
companies in the industry. Driven by their determination to deliver
the best possible customer experience, all of Quebecor's subsidiaries
and brands are differentiated by their high-quality, multiplatform,
convergent products and services.
Quebecor (TSX: QBR.A)(TSX: QBR.B) is firmly based in Quebec. It holds
a 75.36% interest in Quebecor Media, which employs nearly 16,000
people in Canada.
A family business founded in 1950, Quebecor is strongly committed to
the community. Every year, it actively supports people working with
more than 400 organizations in the vital fields of culture, health,
education, the environment and entrepreneurship.
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