MONTREAL, Jan. 30 /CNW Telbec/ - Mark Updegrove, Vice-President Sales for
Yahoo! Canada, today announced the further enhancement of the Canadian sales
team with the appointment of Patrice Laing as a Senior Account Executive for
Yahoo! Quebec, Yahoo! Canada's newly branded portal.
In his role M. Laing will be responsible for overseeing all advertising
sales activities in the Quebec market, as well as those in the Ottawa and the
"Patrice's arrival is doubly exciting for Yahoo! Canada because he comes
with a reputation for excellence that is consistent with the kind of talent we
want associated with the Yahoo! brand, and hiring Patrice also underscores our
commitment to better serve that market," said Mr. Updegrove.
Prior to joining Yahoo! Canada's Montreal team Patrice had spent four
years at MSN/Sympatico where he held various positions including his most
recent as National Sales Manager, a role in which he consistently exceeded
sales targets and developed new clients.
Patrice is a native of Grand-Mère and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree
from McGill University. He will be based in Montreal, and can be reached at
About Yahoo! Canada
Yahoo! Canada Co. is a leading Internet destination that provides online
products and services to meet the needs of Canadians and offers a range of
tools and marketing solutions for businesses to connect with Internet users.
Yahoo! Canada services Canadians in both English and in French through its
sites, www.yahoo.ca and http://francais.yahoo.ca. Yahoo! Canada is
headquartered in Toronto, Ontario
For further information: Clive Hobson, Director Public Relations, Yahoo!
Canada, (416) 848-6184, email@example.com; Patricia Archambault,
Fleishman-Hillard, (514) 866-6776 Ext. 245, firstname.lastname@example.org