MONTREAL, April 1 /CNW Telbec/ - Prestige Telecom Inc. ("Prestige" or "the Company") (TSXV: PR), a leader in providing engineering, materials furnishing, installation
and support services (commonly referred to as EF&I services), as well
as technical and aerial services to the Canadian communications and
broadcast industries, announced today that the Board of Directors of
the Company has approved the appointment of Mr. Michael Pesner as its
new Lead Director. Mr. Pesner was appointed a Director of Prestige in
2006 and is currently a member of the Corporate Governance and
Compensation Committee, as well as a member of the Audit Committee.
Prestige also announced today the resignation of Honorable Martin
Cauchon from the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. Cauchon assumed
the role of Lead Director since July 2007 and was the Chair of the
Corporate Governance and Compensation Committee since that date. Mr.
Cauchon informed the Directors of his decision to resign from the Board
of Directors to pursue his political calling.
"The Company wishes to thank Mr. Cauchon for his support throughout his
mandate as Lead Director. His guidance and involvement in the Company's
activities were greatly appreciated and were beneficial for the
Company's continuous development. We are also pleased with the
appointment of Mr. Pesner as the new Lead Director. His knowledge of
our business and his professional skills will allow him to successfully
lead the Board of Directors in their duties," said Pierre Yves Méthot,
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Prestige.
About Prestige Telecom Inc.
Prestige Telecom is a leading provider of network engineering, materials
furnishing, installation and support services (commonly referred to as
EF&I services) required to construct, operate and maintain wireline,
wireless and cable television networks. Prestige assists
telecommu-nications original equipment manufacturers and service
providers to engineer, install and upgrade their infrastructures to
support enhanced voice, high-speed data and video services. Prestige
Telecom also provides technical and aerial services to the Canadian
communications and broadcast industries, including tower supply,
engineering, site construction, and infrastructure and equipment
In Canada, Prestige has over 1,000 professional and technical personnel
operating from 19 service locations in nine provinces. Prestige's head
office is located in Baie-D'Urfé (Montreal), Quebec.
This press release contains certain forward-looking statements with
respect to the Company. Such forward-looking statements are dependent
upon a certain number of factors and are subject to risks and
uncertainties. Management does not assume any obligation to update or
revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new
information or future events, except when required by the regulatory
The TSX Venture Exchange accepts no responsibility for the adequacy or
accuracy of this press release.
SOURCE PRESTIGE TELECOM INC.
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