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July 31, 2015 6:27 AM ET

Diversified Telecommunication Services

Company Overview of Telesat Canada

Company Overview

Telesat Canada provides broadcast and enterprise services in Canada, the United States, and Brazil. It provides satellite transmission services to broadcasters, cable networks, and DTH service providers as a distribution platform for their services, delivering television programming, audio, and information channels directly to customers’ homes; for the transmission of television programming; and to broadcast of video news, sports, and live event coverage on a short-term basis enabling broadcasters to conduct on-the-scene transmissions using small, portable antennas. The company also offers end-to-end services, including installation and maintenance of the end user terminals, maintenance of t...

1601 Telesat Court

Ottawa, ON K1B 5P4

Canada

Founded in 1969

423 Employees

Phone:

613-748-0123

Fax:

613-748-8712

Key Executives for Telesat Canada

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 49
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Age: 56
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Age: 51
Senior Vice President of Corporate & Business Development North America-Telesat Canada
Age: 57
Chief Technology Officer
Age: 52
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Telesat Canada Key Developments

Telesat Holdings Inc., Telesat Interco Inc. and Telesat Canada Announce Executive Changes

Telesat Holdings Inc. announced that, effective July 17, 2015, Mr. Bezul (Karim) Abuani has stepped down as a director of Telesat Holdings Inc., Telesat Interco Inc. and Telesat Canada. Telesat Holdings Inc. announced that, effective July 17, 2015, Mr. Michael T. Boychuk has joined the Board of Directors of Telesat Holdings Inc., Telesat Interco Inc. Mr. Boychuk was, from July 2009 to June 2015, President of Bimcor Inc. Boychuk currently is a member of the Board of Directors of the Laurentian Bank of Canada (Audit Committee) and GDI Integrated Services (Lead Director, Chair Audit Committee). He is also a member of the Investment Advisory Committee of Nunavut Trust, the McConnell Foundation and the McGill Pension Investment Committee (Chair).

Telesat Announces Director Changes

Effective April 16, 2015, Mr. Derek Murphy has stepped down as a director of Telesat Holdings Inc., Telesat Interco Inc. and Telesat Canada, and as member of the Board of Managers of Telesat LLC. Telesat Holdings Inc. announced that, effective April 16, 2015, Mr. Daniel Garant has joined the Board of Directors of Telesat Holdings Inc., Telesat Interco Inc. and Telesat Canada, and the Board of Mangers of Telesat LLC. Mr. Garant joined the Public Sector Pension Investment Board ("PSP Investments") in September 2008 as Senior Vice President, Public Market Investments. In addition to those responsibilities, he was named Interim Senior Vice President, Private Equity in April 2015. Previously, from 2005 to 2008, he was Executive Vice President of Finance and CFO for Hydro-Qu bec, as well as the CEO of Hydro-Qu bec International. From 1991 to 1997, he held the position of Senior Manager, Private Equity at the Caisse de d p t et placement du Qu bec.

Telesat Holdings Inc., Telesat Interco Inc., Telesat Canada and Telesat LLC Announce Board Changes

Telesat Holdings Inc. announced that, effective July 2, 2014, Mr. Bezul Abuani has joined the Board of Directors of Telesat Holdings Inc., Telesat Interco Inc. and Telesat Canada, and the Board of Managers of Telesat LLC. Mr. Abuani has not been named to any committees of those boards at this time. Mr. Abuani joined Public Sector Pension Investment Board as Vice President, Private Equity in March 2013. Effective July 2, 2014, Gordon J. Fyfe has stepped down as a director of Telesat Holdings Inc., Telesat Interco Inc. and Telesat Canada, and as a member of the Board of Managers of Telesat LLC.

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