TORONTO, June 22, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell Media announced today the appointment of Karine Moses as President, Astral Out of Home following Luc Quétel's decision to pursue new business and personal opportunities. Moses joins Bell Media on Monday, July 4 and will be based in Montréal.
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"Karine is a focused, proactive leader with a proven record of managing large teams and delivering a positive client experience," said Mary Ann Turcke, President, Bell Media. "I'm confident that Astral Out of Home will benefit greatly from her extensive experience, creativity, and passion."
"I'm proud to join Bell Media and lead the Astral Out of Home team," said Moses. "I look forward to building upon Luc Quétel's impressive legacy to further expand Astral Out of Home's leading role in Canadian out-of-home advertising as we continue to find innovative ways for our clients to connect to consumers."
"I have had an extremely rewarding experience with Astral Out of Home and Bell Media and now look forward to new challenges on both a personal and professional level," said Quétel. "This is a strong and dedicated team. I am confident that they are in good hands with Karine, and I know that they will continue to have great success in the future."
Moses was most recently Vice-President, Field Operations Support for Bell, and previously held the position of Vice-President, Bell Technical Solutions. With a passion for technology innovation and a commitment to excellent client service, Moses brings a dynamic skill set to Astral Out of Home. She will lead all operations of the company's five product lines: outdoor advertising, street furniture, airports, transit, and large format digital.
Based in Montréal, Moses will report to Stuart Garvie, President, Bell Media Sales, and work closely with Luc Beaulieu, Vice-President, Real Estate and Operations; Benjamin Mathieu, General Manager, Airports; Luc Paradis, Director, Technology; Laura Araujo, Director, Market Strategy, Transport; and Gabriel Landry, Director, Creatives Services.
Moses holds a Bachelor degree in Finance from HEC, and recently completed the Executive Education intensive program at Harvard Business School.
About Astral Out of Home
Astral Out of Home, a division of Bell Media, is one of Canada's leading out-of-home advertising companies with over 30,000 advertising faces strategically located in the British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Québec, and Nova Scotia markets. Driving innovation on one of the country's most dynamic media platforms, Astral Out of Home is committed to staying at the forefront of the latest technological trends, offering advertisers the opportunity to deliver powerful messages that engage and connect with consumers. For more details, visit www.bellmedia.ca.
About Bell Media
With passion and an unrelenting commitment to excellence, Bell Media creates content and builds brands that entertain, inform, engage, and inspire audiences through the platforms of their choice. Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital media. Bell Media owns 30 local television stations led by CTV, Canada's #1 television network; 34 specialty channels, including TSN and RDS, Canada's most-watched specialty channels in English and French; and four pay TV services, including The Movie Network and Super Écran. Bell Media is also Canada's largest radio broadcaster, with 106 licensed radio stations in 54 markets across Canada. Bell Media owns Astral Out of Home, one of Canada's most dynamic and innovative out-of-home advertising companies with a network of more than 30,000 advertising faces in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Québec, and Nova Scotia. Bell Media also operates more than 200 websites; delivers TV Everywhere with premium subscription on-demand streaming service CraveTV, as well as its innovative GO video streaming services including CTV GO, Discovery GO, TMN GO, and TSN GO; operates multi-channel network Much Digital Studios; holds an equity stake in digital startup Hubub; is partners in Cirque du Soleil Media, a joint venture with Cirque du Soleil; and owns Dome Productions Inc., a multi-platform production company. Bell Media is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company. For more on Bell Media, please visit www.bellmedia.ca.
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For further information: Olivier Racette, Bell Media, 514-939-5001 x 3193 or Olivier.Racette@bellmedia.ca