Directors

The Corporation’s strategic direction and ongoing operations are governed by an experienced Board of Directors made up of independent members who base their decisions on their experience and knowledge of the industry and the business world, to assure Cogeco Cable of continued development within its regulatory and legal framework.

Jan-Peeters.jpg JAN PEETERS
Director and Board Chair
Montréal (Québec)

Age: 61
Director since 1998

Mr. Jan Peeters, Board Chair, is entitled to attend as an observer and to participate in meetings of Board committees.

Mr. Peeters has been Board Chair of the Corporation and COGECO since 2004. He is President and Chief Executive Officer and Board Chair of Olameter Inc., a telemetry company. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of ƒONOROLA, a telecommunications company, from 1990 to 1998. Previously, he worked for thirteen years with SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. He is a director of Intersil Corporation (a U.S. listed issuer) and serves as chair of its audit committee. He sat on the Board of Governors of McGill University from 1999 to 2009 and is now Governor Emeritus.

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JAN PEETERS
Montréal (Québec)
President and Chief Executive Officer ,
Olameter Inc.
Board Chair

Louis-Audet.jpg LOUIS AUDET
Eng., MBA
Director, President and
Chief Executive Officer
Westmount (Québec)

Age: 61
Director since 1993

Member of Strategic
Opportunities Committee

Mr. Audet has been President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation and COGECO since 1993. He is also a director of CableLabs. He has served on the boards of Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf, La Corporation de l’École Polytechnique de Montréal, l’Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Clarica Life Insurance Company, the Canadian Association of Broadcasters, l’Association canadienne de la radio et de la télévision de langue française and the Canadian Cable Telecommunications Association. Mr. Audet has been a member of the campaign cabinet of the Foundation Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) since March 2012.

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LOUIS AUDET
Eng., MBA 
Westmount (Québec)
Director, President and Chief Executive Officer,
Cogeco Cable Inc. and COGECO Inc.

patricia-curadeau-grou.jpg PATRICIA CURADEAU-GROU

Director
Montréal (Québec)
National Bank of Canada
 

Age: 57
Director since 2012

Member of the Audit Committee
and member of the Human Resources Committee

Ms. Curadeau-Grou has been a senior officer of the National Bank of Canada since 1991 where she held several positions, including most recently, Executive Vice President, Risk Management since August 2011, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President, Finance, Risk and Treasury from 2008 to 2011, Senior Vice President, Finance, Risk and Treasury from 2007 to 2008 and Senior Vice President, Risk Management from 1998 to 2007. Prior to joining the National Bank, she held a number of key positions at major financial institutions, primarily in business development, credit and corporate planning. She sits on the Board of the Diabetic Children’s Foundation and Plan Canada and has been co chair of the Fundraising Committee of Fondation de l’Université du Québec à Trois Rivières since 2009.

PATRICIA CURADEAU-GROU

PATRICIA CURADEAU-GROU
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Strategic Advisor to the President, National Bank
of Canada
Montréal (Québec)
Director
 

LG-Serge-Gadbois.jpg L. G. SERGE GADBOIS
FCA., MBA
Director
Boucherville (Québec)

Age: 67
Director since 2006

Chair of the Audit Committee

Mr. Gadbois is a corporate director. He held several positions within Metro Inc., a food retailer company, from 1984 until his retirement in February 2006, including Senior Vice President, Finance and Treasurer from 2002 to 2006; Senior Vice President Finance from 1985 to 2002; and corporate controller from 1984 to 1985. Between 1976 and 1984, Mr. Gadbois worked at the Conseil scolaire de l’Île de Montréal as corporate controller and director of financial services. He is a director of Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc., which is a reporting issuer, and chairs its audit committee. He is a Fellow of the Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec.

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L. G. SERGE GADBOIS
FCA, MBA
Boucherville (Québec)
Corporate Director
Director

LG-Serge-Gadbois.jpg CLAUDE A. GARCIA
B.A., B.Com.
Director
Deschambault-Grondines (Québec)

Age: 71
Director since 2004

Chair of the Human Resources Committee
and member of the Strategic Opportunities Committee

Mr. Garcia is a corporate director. From June 1993 to December 2004, he was President, Canadian Operations of The Standard Life Assurance Company. He is a director of Goodfellow Inc. (a lumber and wood products distributor) and BTB Real Estate Investment Trust, which are reporting issuers. He chairs the Audit Committee of Goodfellow Inc. and serves as a member of the Audit Committee and chairs the Investment Committee of BTB Real Estate Investment Trust. He is also a member of the Board of OmbudService for Life & Health Insurance.

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CLAUDE A. GARCIA
B.A., B. COM
Deschambault-Grondines (Québec)
Corporate Director
Director

Harry A King HARRY A. KING
B.A., C.A.
Director
Vancouver (British Columbia)

Age: 70
Director since 1993

Member of Audit and
Corporate Governance Committees

Mr. King is the President of Harking Investments Ltd., a holding company. He held several positions within Continental Lime Ltd. from 1976 to 1992, including as Vice President, Administration and Corporate Secretary from 1982 to 1992. From 1984 to 1991, he was also a director of Allarcom Pay Television, the then provider of pay television movie services in Western Canada. He is also a director of The Churchill Corporation (a construction and industrial services company), which is a reporting issuer, and is a member of its audit committee.

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HARRY A. KING
B.A., C.A.  
Vancouver (British Columbia)
President,
Harking Investments Ltd.
Director

David-McAusland.jpg DAVID MCAUSLAND
B.C.L., LL.B.
Beaconsfield (Québec)
Lawyer

McCarthy Tétraul
Director

Age: 58
Director since 1999

Member of Corporate Governance
and Strategic Opportunities Committees

Mr. McAusland has been a partner of McCarthy Tétrault LLP, a major law firm in Canada, since June 2009. From 1999 to February 2008, he was a senior officer (latterly, Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and Chief Legal Officer) of Alcan Inc., a large multinational industrial company. Prior to joining Alcan, Mr. McAusland was managing partner of a major law firm. He is a director of Cascades Inc., Khan Resources Inc. and ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc., all of which are reporting issuers. He serves as Chairman of the Human Resources Committee and a member of the Corporate Governance Committee for Cascades Inc.; he is a member of the Compensation Committee of Khan Resources and he serves as non executive Chairman of ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. Furthermore, he is non-executive Chairman of Montrusco Bolton Investments, a privately held corporation. In addition, he is a director of certain not-for-profit corporations.

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DAVID MCAUSLAND
B.C.L., LL.B.  
Beaconsfield (Québec)
Partner McCarthy Tétrault

Director

Carole J. Salomon CAROLE J. SALOMON
BA, MBA
Director
Toronto (Ontario)

Age: 66
Director since 2009

Member of the Human Resource Committee
and Chair of the Corporate Governance Committee

Ms. Salomon has been President and CEO of Cardavan Corporation, a management consultancy, since 2001. Prior to establishing Cardavan, she held various leadership roles including President, North America, Trader.com; President, Residential Services, AT&T Canada: Vice President Marketing, Purolator Courier and Vice President Marketing, Nabisco Brands. She has served on the boards of Laurier Life, W.H. Smith Canada, Perigee Investment Management, Household Finance and Cineplex.

Carole Salomon

CAROLE J. SALOMON
BA, MBA
Toronto (Ontario)
President, and Chief Executive Officer
Cardavan Corporation
Director

  

LEGEND:
MEMBER OF THE AUDIT COMMITTEE
MEMBER OF THE HUMAN RESSOURCES COMMITTEE
MEMBER OF THE CORPORATE GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE
MEMBER OF THE STRATEGIC OPPORTUNITIES COMMITTEE