Quebecor Media Inc.

Quebecor Media Inc.

January 11, 2005 09:13 ET

Quebecor Media: Announcement


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FOR: QUEBECOR MEDIA INC.

TSX SYMBOL: QBR.MV.A
TSX SYMBOL: QBR.SV.B

JANUARY 11, 2005 - 09:13 ET

Quebecor Media: Announcement

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 11, 2005) - Mr. Serge Gouin,
President and Chief Executive Officer of Quebecor Media, announces the
appointment of Mr. Jean-Francois Richard to the newly created position
of Vice President, Advertising Convergence. Mr. Richard's mandate will
be to ensure that the Company's customers realize the full benefits of
the multitude of advertising opportunities offered by the Quebecor Media
family of companies.

"Quebecor Media can offer advertisers a unique media mix and produce
maximum impact for their messages to consumers," said Mr. Gouin. "By
creating this new position on our management team and entrusting it to a
professional of Mr. Richard's calibre, the Company is taking a new step
forward. We are counting on Jean-Francois Richard to help our many
clients develop advertising and promotional approaches that multiply the
impact of their messages by fully leveraging all our advertising
vehicles."

Prior to joining Quebecor Media, Jean-Francois Richard served as Vice
President, Marketing with a clothing retailer. He previously worked for
many years for a major telecommunications firm.

He takes up his new duties immediately.

The Company

Quebecor Media Inc., a subsidiary of Quebecor Inc. (TSE: QBR.MV.A,
QBR.SV.B), has operations in Canada, the United States, Chile, France,
Spain, Italy and the UK. It is engaged in newspaper publishing (Sun
Media Corporation), cable television (Videotron ltee), broadcasting (TVA
Group Inc.), Web technology and integration (Nurun Inc. and Mindready
Solutions Inc.), Internet portals (Netgraphe Inc.), books and magazines
(Publicor and TVA Publishing Inc.), retailing of cultural products
(Archambault Group Inc. and Le SuperClub Videotron ltee) and business
telecommunications (Videotron Telecom ltee).

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Quebecor Inc.
    Luc Lavoie
    Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs
    (514) 380-1974
    (514) 236-8742 (Portable)
    lavoie.luc@quebecor.com