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Quebecor Inc (QBRb.TO)

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23 Oct 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Brian Mulroney

79 2014 Non-Independent Chairman of the Board

Pierre-Karl Peladeau

2017 President, Chief Executive Officer

Jean La Couture

71 2015 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Jean-Francois Pruneau

2013 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Manon Brouillette

President and Chief Executive Officer, Videotron

France Lauziere

2017 President and CEO of TVA Group, Chief Content Officer of Quebecor Content

Marc Tremblay

56 Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Public Affairs and Secretary

Denis Sabourin

Vice President, Corporate Controller

Chloe Poirier

Vice President, Treasurer

Martin Tremblay

2017 Chief Operating Officer - Quebecor Sports and Entertainment Group

Sylvie Lalande

67 2017 Lead Independent Director

Robert Pare

63 2014 Non-Independent Director

Erik Peladeau

63 2015 Non-Independent Director

Andre Brosseau

56 2016 Independent Director

Christian Dube

61 2016 Independent Director

Andrea Martin

58 2017 Independent Director

Normand Provost

63 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Brian Mulroney

The Rt. Hon. Brian Mulroney,P.C., C.C, LL.D. is an Non-Independent Chairman of the Board of Quebecor Inc., with effect from June 2014. He practiced law before assuming the presidency of Iron Ore Company of Canada. He subsequently entered politics as Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party which he led to victory in September 1984. He was Prime Minister of Canada until 1993. He then returned to the practice of law, and joined the well established Canadian law firm of Norton Rose Fulbright Canada (previously Ogilvy Renault) based in Montréal. The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney serves on a number of Boards of Directors and committees in Canada as well as abroad, including that of Quebecor Media Inc. and Videotron Ltd. He is also Chair of the Board of the International Advisory Council of Barrick Gold Corporation (Toronto). He is also Companion of the Order of Canada as well as Grand Officier de l’Ordre national du Québec.

Pierre-Karl Peladeau

Mr. Pierre-Karl Peladeau is President, Chief Executive Officer of Quebecor Inc. He returned to that position on February 16, 2017 and also became President and CEO of Quebecor Sports and Entertainment Group. At a young age, Pierre Karl Péladeau showed a keen interest in business and in Quebecor, the company founded by his father in 1965. He took the helm of Quebecor subsidiaries starting in 1985 and oversaw a series of acquisitions that would play a decisive role in the future of the family business. In 2000, as President and CEO of Quebecor, he initiated a decisive change in course, the acquisition of Videotron Group and TVA, making Quebecor a major player in the new economy in Canada. In 2014, Pierre Karl Péladeau left the corporate world to enter politics. He ran as the Parti Québécois candidate in Saint-Jérôme riding and was elected to Québec’s National Assembly in April 2014. He became the party’s leader on May 15, 2015 and served as Leader of the Official Opposition in the National Assembly until May 2, 2016. Pierre Karl Péladeau has chaired numerous boards of directors, including LA LA LA Human Steps (1994-2004), the Fondation de l'entrepreneurship (2011-2014), Hydro-Québec (2013-2014) and Quebecor Media (2013-2014). He has also been a member of the board of directors of the Conseil du patronat du Québec (2007-2010) and the Fondation Lionel-Groulx (2012-2014). In line with his longstanding commitment to preserving and promoting Québec culture, in 2008 he launched Éléphant: The memory of Québec cinema, a major philanthropic project dedicated to digitizing, restoring and making accessible Québec’s cinematic heritage. Today, he is President of the Fondation Chopin-Péladeau, a private family foundation named after his parents, Raymonde Chopin and Pierre Péladeau. Pierre Karl Péladeau received the Québec National Assembly’s Medal of Honour in 2005 and was named a Chevalier of the Ordre de la Pléiade in 2013.

Jean La Couture

Mr. Jean La Couture ,FCPA, FCA, is an Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Quebecor Inc. Mr. La Couture is President of Huis Clos ltée, a corporation he created in 1995, which specializes in management and mediation as well as in civil and commercial negotiations. Jean La Couture is a Fellow of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec. He headed Le Groupe Mallette (an accounting firm) before becoming, from 1990 to 1994, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Guarantee Company of North America. He is currently a director of the following corporations

Jean-Francois Pruneau

Mr. Jean-Francois Pruneau is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Quebecor Inc. He joined the Corporation in May 2001 and served, in turn, as Director of Corporate Finance, Assistant Treasurer, Treasurer, and Vice President, Finance of Quebecor, Quebecor Media, Videotron and Sun Media Corporation. Jean-François Pruneau holds an M.Sc. in finance from HEC Montréal and has been a member of the Montréal chapter of the CFA Institute since 2000. Before joining Quebecor, he held treasury positions with BCE Media and Canadian National Railway. He was also a lecturer at HEC Montréal from 1994 to 2003. Since 2012, Jean-François Pruneau has been Chairman of the Board and a member of the Executive Committee of the Fondation Père Sablon, which raises money to support child development through sports and outdoor activities. He is also a member of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) national campaign committee and co-chaired JDRF’s Montreal Ride for Diabetes Research in 2012 and 2013. The honours he has received include the “Financial executive of a large corporation” award in “The Aces of Finance” competition, organized by the Québec section of FEI Canada.

Manon Brouillette

Ms. Manon Brouillette has been appointed Director of the Company effective January. 01, 2019 . She has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Videotron, which includes Videotron Business Solutions, Vidéotron Le Superclub, 4Degrees and Fibrenoire,since 2013. With her team of 6,500 talented employees, Manon pursues Videotron’s mission of providing Quebecers with the best possible telecommunications and entertainment experience. She has been with the organization since 2004. Manon Brouillette graduated from Université Laval with a bachelor’s degree in communications and marketing. She received the university’s distinguished alumnus award in 2013. She has also completed the University of Western Ontario’s Ivey Executive Program. Manon Brouillette sits on the boards of SFR in Europe and the École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS) in Montréal. She is also Executive Vice-Chair of the Quartier de l’innovation and a director of the Sainte-Justine Hospital Foundation. The many awards and distinctions Manon has received in the course of her career include the Stratège prize from the Association des professionnels de la communication et du marketing (2006), the Growth Award from the Cable and Telecommunications Association for Marketing (2007), the Germaine-Gibara Leadership award from the Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec (2014), inclusion in the Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 list (2014, 2016) and the Private Sector Executive award from the Réseau des Femmes d’affaires du Québec (2016).

France Lauziere

Ms. France Lauziere is President and CEO of TVA Group, Chief Content Officer of Quebecor Content of the Company. After joining TVA Group in 2001, she served as Director of Variety and then General Manager, Programs. In 2006 she was appointed Vice President, Programming of TVA. In 2013, she also became Senior Vice President of Quebecor Content. In that capacity, she was responsible for a team that creates, develops, acquires, distributes and exports audiovisual content, bringing the work of talented Quebecers to a wider audience.   After the creation of Quebecor Content in 2013, France Lauzière spearheaded major innovations in content creation, acquisition and multiplatform distribution suitable for the new digital media age. That approach has yielded solid growth for the over-the-air TVA Network, TVA Group specialty channels and Videotron’s Club illico in recent years, driven by hit series such as Mensonges, Blue Moon and Victor Lessard.   In keeping with her interest in content, France Lauzière is a member of the Board of Factry, a school for creativity dedicated to forging creative minds equipped to find new solutions to contemporary challenges. Her community engagement also includes serving as a director of Mission du Dr Marsolais, an organization that supports the families of organ and tissue donors throughout the donation process. In 2015, she was honoured by the Association Femmes du cinéma, de la télévision et des médias numériques.

Marc Tremblay

Mr. Marc M. Tremblay is Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Public Affairs and Secretary of Quebecor Inc. He heads a legal department that is responsible for meeting the needs of all subsidiaries and divisions in virtually all areas of law, including corporate and commercial law, securities law, labour disputes and labour law, intellectual property (copyright and trademarks), and real estate law. He also oversees the corporate secretariat and communications departments, which employ some 50 professionals.   Before joining Quebecor, he practised law with Ogilvy Renault (now Norton Rose Fulbright Canada), where he represented many major Québec firms from a wide range of industries, including media, pulp and paper, food, financial services, retail, metallurgy and manufacturing. He became a partner in 1990 and, in 2006, director of the employment and labour law group, which included some 30 lawyers at the time.   Marc M. Tremblay is Chairman of the Board of the Fondation du CHUM, an Éducaloi ambassador, and a governor of the Fondation du Barreau du Québec.

Denis Sabourin

Mr. Denis Sabourin is an Vice President, Corporate Controller of Quebecor Inc.

Chloe Poirier

Ms. Chloe Poirier is an Vice President, Treasurer of Quebecor Inc. She holds MBA from Universite Laval and Bachelors in Actuarial Science from Universite Laval.

Martin Tremblay

Mr. Martin Tremblay is an Chief Operating Officer - Quebecor Sports and Entertainment Group of the Company. In addition, Mr. Tremblay also becomes a member of the company's executive committee. In order to ensure the development of the Sports and Entertainment Group and the optimal co-ordination of its operations, Mr. Tremblay will have his main office in Quebec City. As part of his mandate, he will be responsible for all the activities of Gestev, of the Videotron Center, the Quebec Remparts and the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada. Originally from Saguenay, Mr. Tremblay holds a bachelor's degree in international relations from the Universite du Quebec in Chicoutimi. He previously worked for several years in political offices, including the Ministry of the Ministere de l'Environnement and the Ministere des Affaires municipales du Quebec, and was also employed by CASACOM, a public relations firm in Montreal.

Sylvie Lalande

Ms. Sylvie Lalande is Lead Independent Director of Quebecor Inc. Ms. Lalande is Chair of the Board of Directors of TVA Group Inc. and is a corporate director. She held several senior positions in the media, marketing, communication marketing and company communications sectors. Until October 2001, she was the Chief Communications Officer of Bell Canada. From 1994 to 1997, she was President and Chief Executive Officer of UBI Consortium, a consortium formed to develop and manage interactive and transactional communication services. From 1987 to 1994, she occupied several senior positions at Group TVA Inc. and at Le Groupe Vidéotron ltée. Ms. Lalande began her career in the radio industry, after which she founded her own consultation firm. In 2006, Ms. Lalande earned a university certificate in corporate governance from the Collège des administrateurs de sociétés (“CAS”). Ms. Lalande was director, Lead Director and Chair of the Corporate Governance and Human Resources Committee of Ovivo Inc. until its privatisation in September 2016. Ms. Lalande is also a director and member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee of Quebecor Media Inc. and director of Videotron Ltd. In November 2013, Ms. Lalande was appointed Chair of the Board of the CAS (Laval University). She was appointed Chair of the Board of Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins in April 2017.

Robert Pare

Mr. Robert Pare, LL.D., is Non-Independent Director of Quebecor Inc . Mr. Robert Paré is a corporate lawyer and senior partner at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP. Mr. Paré is a member of the Board of Directors and of the Compensation, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of Group ADF inc. since 2009 and a member of the Board of Directors and of the Nominating and Governance Committee and of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee of RONA Inc. since 2009. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Essilor Canada Ltd. since 1995. Mr. Paré is the current Chairman of the Board of the Institute of Corporate Directors (“ICD”) – Quebec Chapter and is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Montreal Institute Heart Foundation, as well as a member of the Board of Directors of Quebecor Media Inc.

Erik Peladeau

Mr. Erik Peladeau is Non-Independent Director of Quebecor Inc. Mr. Péladeau is President of Groupe Lelys Inc., a corporation he acquired in 1984 which specializes in flexographic label printing. Érik Péladeau has been associated with different companies throughout the Quebecor group where he worked for more than 28 years. He spearheaded the diversification of Quebecor’s digital content offerings with the creation of Quebecor Multimedia. Érik Péladeau was a director of Quebecor Inc. from January 1988 to May 2010, and Vice Chairman of the Board for much of that period. He has also been a director of Quebecor Media Inc. from January 2001 to September 2009, notably as Vice Chairman fo the Board. Érik Péladeau is active in many charitable organizations. He has also been a director of The Jean Coutu Group (PJ) Inc. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Quebecor Media Inc.

Andre Brosseau

Mr. Andre P. Brosseau is an Independent Director of Quebecor Inc. Mr. Brosseau is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Avenue Capital Markets BNB Inc., a private consulting investment firm for growth companies that he founded in 2010. He currently serves as a director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Compensation Committee for DMD Digital Health Connections Group Inc., a digital solutions company in the United States pharmaceutical industry, of which he is one of the five founders. He was until very recently a board member for BlueRush Media Group Corp., a digital marketing firm based in Toronto. He is Chair of the Audit Committee for the OSMO Foundation and The Notman House, a Montreal-based business accelerator. Mr. Brosseau was President for Blackmont Capital Markets in Toronto until June 2009 and then served as Chairman of Quebec Capital Markets until May 2010. From 1994 to 2007, André P. Brosseau held various executive positions with CIBC, mostly based in Toronto. Most recently he was Co-Head of Canadian Cash Equities and of Global Cash Equities at CIBC World Markets Inc., as well as a member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Brosseau holds a Bachelor’s Degree (B.Sc.) in Politics and a Master’s Degree (M.Sc.) in Political Science from the Université de Montréal.

Christian Dube

Mr. Christian Dube is Independent Director of Quebecor Inc. Mr. Dubé is Executive Vice-President, Québec, of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (the « Caisse »), one of the largest institutional fund managers in Canada and North America. Mr. Dubé sits on the Caisse’s Executive Committee and on the Investment-Risk Committee. Mr. Dubé represented the riding of Lévis in the Québec National Assembly from 2012 to 2014. He was notably Vice-Chair of the Commission des finances publiques. Prior to entering politics, he led a distinguished career in the private sector. A chartered accountant by training, he worked at Price Waterhouse before co-founding MIA Biron Lapierre Dubé & associés in 1986 and becoming, in 1992, Head of Finance at Coopers & Lybrand. From 1996 to 2004, he held executive positions at Domtar, including that of Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer. Between 2004 and 2008, he was Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer at Cascades, and from 2009 to 2012, he managed its European branch. Mr. Dubé sits on the Board of Directors of Cirque du Soleil, Bombardier Transportation and Ciment McInnis. Previously, he sat on several other boards including those of Norampac, National Bank Financial, Héroux-Devtek and Fido, and chaired the board of Reno De Medici in Europe. Mr. Dubé holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Université Laval and is a member of the Canadian institute of Chartered Accountants. He is a Fellow since 2015.

Andrea Martin

Ms. Andrea C. Martin is an Independent Director of the Company. Andrea C. Martin was President of ADT Canada, Canada's leading provider of security and automation solutions for homes and businesses. She has also served as Managing Director of Data Services for Royal Mail Group in London, England and at the time was listed on the Top 50 Most Influential Data-Driven People in the UK. Ms. Martin worked for 27 years at Reader's Digest, where she was president of three global divisions as well as CEO and Executive Chair of the Board of Reader's Digest Canada for three years. Ms. Martin has completed two executive development programs at the University of Oxford's Said Business School in Britain and Queen's University in Ontario. She is also a graduate of McGill University's Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD).

Normand Provost

Mr. Normand Provost serves as Independent Director of Quebecor Inc. Mr. Provost is a corporate director. From May 2014 to December 2015, Normand Provost was Assistant to the President of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (the “Caisse”), one of the largest institutional fund managers in Canada and North America. Between October 2003 and May 2014, Normand Provost was Executive Vice-President, Equity of the Caisse. Mr. Provost joined the Caisse in 1980 and has held several positions within the institution, ranging from Advisor and Investment Manager, specializing in midsize businesses, to President of the subsidiary CDP Capital d’Amérique Investissements inc. (“CDP”), from 1995 to 2003. In addition to his responsibilities in the investment sector, Mr. Provost served as Chief Operating Officer of the Caisse from April 2009 to March 2012. Normand Provost was also a member of the Caisse’s Executive Committee. Between September 2009 and May 2014, backed by his extensive knowledge of the Québec business community, Mr. Provost has assumed the leadership of all of the Caisse’s initiatives in Québec. Mr. Provost is director and member of the Audit Committees of Quebecor Media Inc. and of Videotron Ltd. and a director of the Fondation de l’entrepreneurship. In addition, he sits on the Supervisory Board and on the Compensation and Human Resources Committee of Groupe Kéolis S.A.S. Since March 2015, Mr. Provost also sits on the Board of Directors and on the Investment Committee of Desjardins Financial Security. Mr. Provost also sits on the Board of Directors of Investissement Québec since January 2018.

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