OTTAWA, June 7, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of
Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, today announced the
appointment of Mr. Claude Rousseau of Québec City to the board of
directors of the Québec Port Authority for a three-year term.
"I am pleased that Mr. Rousseau has agreed to serve on the board of the
Québec Port Authority," said Minister Lebel. "His breadth of experience
in business and strong leadership skills will greatly benefit the
Mr. Rousseau has a diploma in Business Administration from Université
Laval in Québec City. Since 2008, he has been the president of the
Remparts de Québec, which includes managing three sporting events and a
radio station. Prior to that, Mr. Rousseau was vice-president of Sales
at Grandes Entreprises, a Canadian telecommunications company. In the
1990s, he held a number of executive positions at Bell Canada
including: vice-president of Finance and Strategic Planning;
vice-president of Client Services; vice-president of Sales (Bell
Mobility); and vice-president of Small and Medium Enterprises. Mr.
Rousseau also serves on various boards including CAA Québec (CEO since
June 1, 2012), the Jean-Michel Anctil Foundation, the Organisme
d'autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec (OACIQ), and the
Société du Centre des congrès de Québec.
The Québec Port Authority is the Canada Port Authority (CPA) established
to manage the Port of Québec, under the Canada Marine Act. Eighteen CPAs now make up Canada's national port system. The CPAs are
non-share capital corporations incorporated under the Canada Marine Act that are of strategic significance to Canada's trade. Their effective
operation contributes to Canada's global competitiveness.
SOURCE Transport Canada
For further information:
Office of the Honourable Denis Lebel
Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, Ottawa
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