MEGA Brands appoints Andrée Pinard Director, Treasury and Investor Relations



    MONTREAL, April 26 /CNW Telbec/ - MEGA Brands Inc. (TSE: MB) announced
today the appointment of Andrée Pinard as Director, Treasury and Investor
Relations, effective immediately. In addition to her Treasury
responsibilities, she will be the Corporation's lead contact with the
financial community including financial analysts, equity and debt
institutional investors, and credit agencies.
    Pinard brings a strong background in financial management and corporate
finance to MEGA Brands. Prior to her current appointment, she served six years
as Treasurer of COGECO Inc. after joining the company in 1997 as Director,
Financial Planning. Pinard has also worked in corporate finance with Nesbitt
Burns Inc. She is a McGill University alumnus with a Bachelor of Commerce and
a Graduate Diploma in Public Accounting. Pinard received her designation as a
Chartered Accountant in 1990 and obtained an MBA in Finance and International
Affairs from the University of Chicago in 1994.

    About MEGA Brands

    MEGA Brands is a trusted family of leading global brands in construction
toys, games & puzzles, arts & crafts and stationery. We offer engaging
creative experiences for children and families through innovative,
well-designed, affordable and high-quality products that deliver on our
Creativity to the Rescue promise. For more information, please visit
http://www.megabrands.com.

    The MEGA logo, Creativity to the Rescue, Mega Bloks, Rose Art, Magnetix
and Board Dudes are trademarks of MEGA Brands Inc. or its affiliates.




For further information:

For further information: Andrée Pinard, (514) 333-3339 ext.745


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