Timothy Casgrain is appointed to the Board
TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc. ("SiriusXM Canada" or the "Company") (TSX: XSR), parent of SiriusXM Canada Inc., announced that Mr. Timothy Casgrain has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Casgrain replaces Ms. Suzanne Morris as CBC/Radio-Canada's nominee to SiriusXM Canada's Board of Directors, following Ms. Morris' resignation from her position as Director.
"We welcome Tim to our Board," said Mr. John Bitove, Chairman of SiriusXM Canada. "On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Suzanne for her contribution to the SiriusXM Canada Board and wish her all the best."
Mr. Casgrain is currently Consultant to Skyservice Investments Inc., a wholly owned Canadian aviation company, and has been involved since 1997. From 2007 to 2012 Mr. Casgrain was Chairman of CBC/Radio Canada. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President of Brookfield Asset Management and from 1988 to 1995 he was seconded to NBS Technologies Inc. as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Casgrain began his career as a teacher with CUSO in Chad, Africa, and he later became an accountant with Deloitte & Touche. Mr. Casgrain is the Chairman of the Toronto Rehab Foundation and HIPPY Canada. He is also an Honourary Director of the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education.
About SiriusXM Canada
Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc. (TSX: XSR) operates as SiriusXM Canada. SiriusXM Canada, with over 2.3 million subscribers, 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 every major sport 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.siriusxm.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.
SOURCE: Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc.
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