MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - May 7, 2014) - Pierre Dion, President and CEO of Quebecor (TSX:QBR.A)(TSX:QBR.B), is pleased to announce the appointment of Manon Brouillette as President and CEO of Videotron. Manon Brouillette has been President and Chief Operating Officer of Videotron since May 2013.
"We are privileged to have the benefit of Manon's leadership skills," said Pierre Dion, President and CEO of Quebecor. "She is a seasoned executive of recognized vision and creativity. Over the past 10 years, Manon has played a key role in Videotron's phenomenal growth, successfully spearheading some of the most important projects in the company's history, including Videotron's entry into the mobile market in record time, the launch of its cable telephone service, the development of Ultimate Speed Internet access services and the introduction of illico TV new generation, illico mobile and Club illico. Results-driven, Manon fosters a vibrant spirit of innovation in the organization."
Manon Brouillette joined Videotron in 2004 as Vice President, Marketing and Product Development. Throughout a career studded with achievements, she has demonstrated outstanding managerial skills. She recently received the "Mérite leadership Germaine-Gibara" award in the large company category at the 34th Mercuriades gala. The award, bestowed by the Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec (FCCQ), recognizes exceptional businesswomen who have demonstrated leadership, risk-taking and influence within their industry over the course of their career. Before joining Videotron, she served in management and VP positions with, among others, Groupe San Francisco, Groupe Cossette communication marketing, Sprint Communication Marketing/Publicité Martin and Transat A.T. Manon Brouillette holds a bachelor's degree in public communications from Université Laval.
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