Quebecor Creates Media Group, Part of Quebecor Media Inc.
Julie Tremblay appointed President and CEO of Media Group and TVA
MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 07/31/14 -- Editors Note: There
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Pierre Dion, President and CEO of Quebecor Inc. and Quebecor Media
Inc., is pleased to announce the creation of Media Group, the new
group dedicated to entertainment and news. Media Group includes TVA
Group Inc., Sun Media Corporation, QMI Agency, Out-of-Home, Quebecor
Media Sales, Messageries Dynamiques and Quebecor Media Printing Inc.
"Consumers' media habits have continued to evolve in recent years,"
says Pierre Dion. "The creation of Media Group maximizes the
division's strengths and combines our skills to provide better, more
diverse and distinctive content."
With this new group, Quebecor Media Inc. aims to offer its customers
new experiences via their choice of platforms, while maintaining the
strengths of the brands now contained within Media Group.
"Media Group allows us to deliver our content more efficiently and
with more agility across all our platforms, and to further our
convergence offer which has made our company such a success," adds
Julie Tremblay will head Media Group and TVA Group Inc.
Media Group will be headed by Julie Tremblay, who becomes President
and CEO of this new group. She also will serve as President and CEO
of TVA Group Inc.
"Recognized for her leadership and vision, Julie Tremblay is the
ideal person to lead both Media Group and TVA Group Inc.," says
Pierre Dion. "She is a highly talented manager who has worked at
Quebecor Inc. for more than 25 years. Her in-depth knowledge of the
organization and the industry will certainly be an asset for
advancing Media Group's brands. She has my full confidence."
"I am very pleased to accept this new challenge, which represents an
opportunity to develop a more integrated, multiplatform and
convergent offer for all our audiences and our advertisers," says
Julie Tremblay. "We will focus our efforts on continuing our
strategic transformation to strengthen our leadership in
entertainment and news media, while contributing to the profitability
of TVA Group Inc. and Quebecor Media Inc.
Every Media Group brand can
be further developed by leveraging their respective strengths across
all platforms: television, print, web, tablet and mobile."
Julie Tremblay appointed to the Board of Directors of TVA Group Inc.
The Board of Directors of TVA Group Inc. also announces the
appointment of Julie Tremblay as Director. In her new role on the TVA
Group Board of Directors, she replaces Pierre Dion, who has announced
he is resigning from the Board, but will remain a permanent guest of
Julie Tremblay has worked for Quebecor since 1989. She was Human
Resources Vice-President for eight years and Chief Operating Officer
for Sun Media Corporation, before becoming CEO in 2013. Prior to
joining Quebecor, Julie practiced law with a major law firm. She has
been a member of the Quebec Bar since 1984, and earned her BA in
political science at McGill University.
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 more than 15,000
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.
Visit our website: www.quebecor.com
Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/QuebecorMedia
About TVA Group inc.
TVA Group Inc., a subsidiary of Quebecor Media Inc., is an integrated
communications company engaged in the creation, production, broadcast
and distribution of audiovisual products, and in magazine publishing.
TVA Group Inc. is the largest broadcaster of French-language
entertainment, information and public affairs programming in North
America, the largest publisher of French-language magazines, and one
of the largest private-sector producers of French-language content.
The Corporation's Class B shares are listed on the Toronto Stock
Exchange under the ticker symbol TVA.B.
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