Game of musical chairs at the senior management at Quebecor

Jeu de chaises musicales à la haute direction chez Québecor

Photo: Ryan Remiorz Archives The canadian Press

Quebecor has conducted a game of musical chairs within his / her direction, including over the reins from Videotron to Jean-François Pruneau, formerly chief financial officer of the conglomerate for more than eight years.

It takes over from Manon Brouillette, who had announced in October that she would leave her post as president and chief executive officer of the main subsidiary of the quebec-based company on December 31.

Mr. Pruneau arrived at the company in 2001, where he climbed the ranks in the finance sector.

Among the other changes announced Monday by Quebecor, Marc Tremblay added the title of chief operating officer to his duties of senior vice president, head of legal affairs and public affairs.

Its new mandate will be to “assist” the president and chief executive officer of the conglomerate Pierre Karl Péladeau in the management of the activities of the company.

In addition, the new chief financial officer of Quebecor will be Hugues Simard. He had worked for nearly 20 years within the company before taking up a leadership position at Indigo Books & Music in Toronto in 2017 and 2018.

Ms. Brouillette was referred to family reasons at the time to announce that it will leave the head of Videotron. It has, however, seek a seat on the board of directors of Quebecor.

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