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Former Director of Videotron and Verizon on the Board of Directors of Hydro-Quebec

Former Director of Videotron and Verizon on the Board of Directors of Hydro-Quebec

Manon Brouillette will take office on June 2 for a five-year term. In doing so, she will replace Jacynthe Côté, who announced her departure as President of the Council last December.

Together with other board members and the Government of Quebec, Ms. Brouillette will continue the work in progress that will lead to the appointment of the new member. CEOwe read in a Hydro-Québec press release published Wednesday.

Note that Pierre Despars is currently acting as CEO After the departure of Sophie Brochu on 11 April.

Manon Brouillette has served more than 20 years at the helm of companies in the communications, media and technology sectors, including Videotron, from 2014 to 2018, and most recently, Verizon.

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Quote from Manon Brouillette, the new Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hydro-Québec

The leader from Trois-Rivières has also been a member of the board of directors of several Quebec and international companies, including the National Bank, Cirque du Soleil, and Saint-Justin University Hospital Center.

The statement pointed out that she has worked throughout her career to develop women’s leadership and mental health in the workplace. In 2016, Ms. Brouillette won the Quebec Women in Business Award in this category Private business manager.

Ms. Brouillette holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Communications from Université Laval and a Diploma in Professional Development from LavalIvy School of Business from the University of Western Ontario.

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The leader was also named to the magazine’s 100 Most Powerful Women list News in 2014 and 2016.

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Ms. Brouillette enjoyed a quick but brief career rise with US telecoms giant Verizon.

Just four months after joining the senior management team in 2021, the businesswoman has risen through the ranks and taken on the role of… CEO Consumer Division, in addition to holding the position of Vice President of Communications Division.

During her tenure with the company, her responsibilities included managing the company’s growth as it developed and deployed 5G technology.

However, the experience didn’t last long: Ms. Brouillette quit a year and a half after joining Verizon.

Prime Minister François Legault confirmed on Twitter that exceptional course Mrs. Brouillette, who would know Addressing Quebec’s energy challenges.

The Minister for Economy, Innovation and Energy, Pierre Fitzgibbon, also expressed his enthusiasm on the social network. Ms. Brouillette has a wealth of management experience. It’s featured here at Videotron and internationally with VerizonHe said.