MONTREAL, May 24, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Mr. Maxime Rémillard, announces the appointment of Mr. Marc Giguère as Vice-President Growth Strategies. In this role, Mr. Giguère will direct the investments and lead the implementation of a revenue diversification strategy for a new division of Groupe V Média focused on alternative monetization initiatives.
« Marc has solid experience in strategic development, sales, marketing and operations management. He has worked in digital media, conventional and specialty television, newspapers, radio, magazines and out-of-home media. He also has extensive knowledge of strategies and convergence between the various media. He is an important asset to the company » commented Maxime Rémillard.
Before joining Groupe V Média, Marc Giguère has expertise in digital transformation, strategic development, sales, marketing, and operations management. From 2007 to 2009, he was Vice-President Sales, Marketing and Strategic Development as well as Vice-President Operations, Sales and Marketing at RNC Média. He then went on to become Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of indoor displays at Newad. In 2011, he joined the V Interactions team, for the first time, as Vice-President Sales and Head of Commercial Operations and was, until very recently, General Manager of Sales at La Presse, where he was actively involved in the monetization of La Presse +.
« I'm very excited to be joining Groupe V Média. I have already identified numerous growth opportunities and unique prospects for business development and innovation », declared Marc Giguère. « A results-oriented leader, Marc is an excellent communicator, a visionary and a skilled negotiator. His exceptional ability to identify strategic partnership opportunities will help us deal with the various challenges facing the industry and ensure the continued growth of the company » concluded Maxime Rémillard.
The appointment of Mr. Marc Giguère is effective today.
About Groupe V Média
Groupe V Média is a Quebec company that has been active in the entertainment business for over 5 years. Groupe V Média owns V, a French language television network focused on entertainment in its purest form, as well as MusiquePlus and MusiMax, two recently-acquired specialty networks.
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