Suzanne Morris, CBC/Radio-Canada's Vice-President and Chief Financial
Officer, is appointed to the Board
TORONTO, Nov. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - Canadian Satellite Radio Holdings Inc.
("SiriusXM Canada" or the "Company") (TSX: XSR), parent of SiriusXM
Canada Inc., announced that Ms. Suzanne Morris has been appointed to
the Company's Board of Directors. Ms. Morris has replaced Mr. Michel
Tremblay as CBC/Radio-Canada's nominee to the SiriusXM Canada's Board
of Directors, following Mr. Tremblay's resignation from his position as
"We are very pleased to have Suzanne join our Board," said Mr. John
Bitove, Chairman of SiriusXM Canada. "Her financial acumen and
knowledge of the broadcast industry will be excellent assets as we
continue to drive the business forward and work to deliver further
growth. On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Michel for his
contribution to the SiriusXM Canada Board and for the significant role
that he played in bringing satellite radio to Canada seven years ago.
We wish Michel all the best."
Ms. Morris is currently serving as CBC/Radio-Canada's Vice-President and
Chief Financial Officer. Before becoming a member of CBC/Radio-Canada's
Senior Executive Team, Ms. Morris was Secretary/Treasurer to the CBC
Pension Board of Trustees. Prior to that, Ms. Morris was
Vice-President, Small Business Financial Services, at Export
Development Canada. She has also held senior positions in risk
management and internal audit for EDC, as well as Deloitte. Ms. Morris
earned her Bachelor of Commerce degree with Honours from the University
of Ottawa and holds a Chartered Accountant designation. Ms. Morris
serves on the Advisory Committee to the Dean of the Carleton University
Sprott School of Business. A past Board member of the Forum for
International Trade Training, she is an active member of the Financial
Executives Institute and the Association of Financial Professionals. In
2011, Ms. Morris was appointed a member of the Board of Governors of
the University of Ottawa.
About SiriusXM Canada
Canadian Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. (TSX: XSR) operates as SiriusXM
Canada. SiriusXM Canada is the country's leading audio entertainment
company and broadcasts more than 120 satellite radio channels featuring
premier sports, news, talk, entertainment and commercial-free music.
SiriusXM Canada offers an array of content from the most recognized
news and entertainment brands as well as from professional sports
leagues including the NHL, NFL, MLB and CFL.
SiriusXM programming is available on a variety of devices including
pre-installed and after-market radios in cars, trucks and boats,
smartphones and mobile devices, and consumer electronics products for
homes and offices. SiriusXM programming is also available online at www.sirius.ca and www.xmradio.ca and on Apple, BlackBerry and Android-powered mobile devices.
SiriusXM Canada has partnerships with every major automaker and its
radio products are available at more than 3,000 retail locations
nationwide. To find out more about SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), visit
our website at www.siriusxm.ca
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