MONTRÉAL, June 27, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Manon Brouillette, President and CEO of Videotron, is pleased to announce the appointment of Philippe Cloutier as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
A seasoned strategic advisor, Philippe Cloutier will now oversee all of Videotron's financial operations, reporting directly to Ms. Brouillette. He will ensure implementation of the company's business plan and will be responsible for the Corporate Control department, the Procurement department and MAtv. He will also be in charge of mergers and acquisitions and will be actively involved in integrating them.
"Philippe is a brilliant financial strategist who will help propel the organisation to new pinnacles of excellence and success," said Manon Brouillette. "He is known for his organizational skills and readiness to tackle tall challenges. He is also a team player who motivates his colleagues with his strategic vision."
Philippe Cloutier has an impressive track record as an executive and brings Videotron a deep store of experience and leadership skills. His strength of character and organizational talents will make him a forceful manager and valuable asset for the company.
Among other things, Philippe Cloutier has served as Vice President, North American Operations of Reader's Digest and President, Canada of Quad/Graphics (formerly Quebecor World). He holds a Bachelor's degree in administration from HEC Montréal and an MBA from McGill University. He has also completed Chartered Financial Analysis (CFA) training.
Videotron (www.videotron.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of Quebecor Media Inc., is an integrated communications company engaged in cable television, interactive multimedia development, Internet access, cable telephone and mobile telephone services. Videotron is a leader in new technologies with its illico interactive television service and its broadband network, which supports high-speed cable Internet access, analog and digital cable television, and other services. As of March 31, 2017, Videotron was serving 1,680,600 cable television customers, including 1,595,100 Digital TV subscribers. The Club illico over-the-top video service had 324,500 members. Videotron is also the Québec leader in high-speed Internet access, with 1,628,100 subscribers to its cable service as of March 31, 2017. As of the same date, Videotron had 920,900 subscriber connections to its mobile telephone service and was providing cable telephone service to 1,241,300 Québec households and organizations. For the twelfth consecutive year, Videotron ranked as Québec's most respected telecommunications company in the annual Léger survey.
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