Cogeco Câble inc.

Cogeco Câble inc.

September 15, 2008 16:34 ET

Rene Guimond Joins the Cogeco Cable Team

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Sept. 15, 2008) - Louis Audet, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cogeco Cable(TSX:CCA), is pleased to announce the appointment of Rene Guimond as Vice President, Development, New Media. In this capacity he will investigate the best opportunities for Cogeco Cable's growth in the new media field. He will act as an internal advisor, collaborating at various levels within the company towards proposing new avenues to the Corporation's Management Committee. He will also work on special projects. Mr. Guimond commenced his new duties on September 8, 2008.

With a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Universite de Sherbrooke, from 2005 to 2008 Rene held the positions of President and Chief Executive Officer of Cogeco Radio-Television Inc. and TQS Inc., where he demonstrated his spirit and leadership qualities. He was previously Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of FINA's 2005 Championships, headed TQS between 1998 and 2003, and was Vice President and General Manager at BCP and President and Co-founder of Promo Marketing Canada inc. A sports enthusiast, he also worked for Club de baseball Les Expos de Montreal inc., Montreal's baseball Club, as Vice President, Marketing and Public Affairs.


Cogeco Cable (, a telecommunications company offering a diverse range of services to its customers in Canada and Portugal, is the second largest cable operator in Ontario, Quebec and Portugal, in terms of the number of Basic Cable service customers served. Through its two-way broadband cable networks, Cogeco Cable provides its residential and commercial customers with Analogue and Digital Television, High Speed Internet and Telephony services. The Corporation provides approximately 2,676,000 revenue generating units (RGUs) to 2,410,000 homes passed in its Canadian and Portuguese service territories. Cogeco Cable's subordinate voting shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: CCA).

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