MONTREAL, March 27, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Yellow Pages Limited (TSX: Y), a leading digital media and marketing solutions company in Canada, announced today the appointment of Ken Taylor as Senior Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective March 27, 2017.
Mr. Taylor brings over 25 years of executive leadership, banking, financial, and operational experience with multiple technology companies, having served as CFO at BTI Systems and March Networks Corporation, Vice President, Finance at Newbridge Networks Corporation and Vice President, Strategic Initiatives at Alcatel. His most recent role was with Capital Sports & Entertainment Inc., where he served as CFO of the Ottawa Senators organization. During his tenure with these organizations he reset cost structures, restructured debt and successfully raised capital to fund and accelerate growth plans.
Mr. Taylor is a seasoned executive with capital markets experience who has regularly led the development of corporate growth strategies and provided the accompanying financial and operational leadership necessary for subsequent execution.
"Ken has a proven track record of strategic leadership and notably, an ability to execute business changes to meet ambitious goals," said Julien Billot, President and Chief Executive Officer of Yellow Pages. "His keen business acumen, results-oriented approach and financial expertise make him a strong addition to our senior management team. We look forward to his complementary leadership as we pursue the next phase of our business evolution."
A chartered accountant, Mr. Taylor holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia, Canada. He is also a longstanding director and Chair of the Audit and Governance Committees of Sandvine Corporation.
About Yellow Pages Limited
Yellow Pages Limited (TSX: Y) is a Canadian digital media and marketing solutions company that supports local economies by helping neighbourhood businesses reach new customers and foster stronger relationships with existing clients through its various media and products. Yellow Pages holds some of Canada's leading local online search properties including YP.ca™, the ComFree/DuProprio network, RedFlagDeals.com™, Canada411.ca, 411.ca, Bookenda.com, dine.TO and YP NextHome. The Company also holds the YP, YP Shopwise, YP Dine, RedFlagDeals, Canada411, 411, Bookenda and YP NextHome mobile applications and Yellow Pages™ print directories. Through Mediative, Yellow Pages is a leader in national advertising through its various channels and services devoted to North American businesses. The Company also owns JUICE Mobile, a mobile advertising technology company whose proprietary programmatic platforms facilitate the automatic buying and selling of mobile advertising between brands and publishers. For more information visit www.corporate.yp.ca.
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