MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - March 13, 2014) - The Boards of Directors of Quebecor (TSX:QBR.A)(TSX:QBR.B), Quebecor Media and TVA Group (TSX:TVA.B) are pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Dépatie, President and CEO of Quebecor and of Quebecor Media, as a member of their respective Boards.
The Board of Quebecor Media also named Françoise Bertrand as Chairperson of the Board and the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney as Vice Chairman, the positions they occupy on the Board of Quebecor.
Ms. Bertrand and Mr. Mulroney issued the following statement: "We want to reiterate that our priority is the creation of shareholder value. We welcome the appointment of our President and CEO, Robert Dépatie, to the Corporation's three Boards of Directors. Recognized as an exceptional leader and a masterful manager, Robert has been instrumental in Videotron's success over the past 10 years."
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 Québec. 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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