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: 63
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 operating in 36 Provinces and States in North America. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of ƒONOROLA, a telecommunications company, from 1990 to 1998.

He is a Director of Intersil Corporation (a U.S. listed issuer) and serves as chair of its Audit Committee and member of the Nominations and Governance Committee. He was a founder of iNovia Capital, a venture capitalist fund manager based in Montréal and its Chairman of the Board from 2001 to 2010. He still serves on iNovia Capital’s Investment 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, C.M.
Director, President and
Chief Executive Officer
Westmount (Québec)

Age: 63
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 has served on the boards of Clarica Life Insurance Company, CableLabs, 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 boards of Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf, La Corporation de l’École Polytechnique de Montréal, l’Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. He has been involved in several major fund-raising campaigns for charitable causes and is a member of the campaign cabinet of the Foundation Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) since March 2012. He is currently Chair of the 2014-2019 fundraising campaign for the Old Brewery Mission Foundation, a major foundation which provides emergency and other services for homeless people in the Montreal area.

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

patricia-curadeau-grou.jpg PATRICIA CURADEAU-GROU
B.Com., Finance, ICD.D
Director
Montréal (Québec)
National Bank of Canada

Age: 57
Director since 2012

Member of the Audit Committee
and Chair 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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Montréal (Québec)
Strategic Advisor to the President, National Bank
of Canada
Director
 

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

Age: 69
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 was formerly a Director of Supremex inc., which is a reporting issuer and on which he served as Chairman of the Board, and Mecachrome International Inc. Currently, he is a Director of Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc., which is a reporting issuer, and chairs its Audit Committee.

He is also a Fellow of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec.

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

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

Age: 74
Director since 2004

Member 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. Prior to that, he was its Senior Vice-President and Actuary and then Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer.

He is a Director of Goodfellow Inc. (a lumber and wood products distributor) and of BTB Real Estate Investment Trust, which are reporting issuers. He chairs the Board and the Compensation Committee of Goodfellow Inc. and chairs the Audit Committee of BTB Real Estate Investment Trust. He was formerly a Director and chair of the Audit Committee of L’Excellence, Compagnie d’assurance vie.

Mr. Garcia is a member of the Board and member of the Committee on Standards of OmbudService for Life & Health Insurance. He has also served as Chairman of the YMCA Foundation of Montreal and as a Board member of the Clinical Research Institute of Montreal and of the Montreal Exchange.

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CLAUDE A. GARCIA
B.A., B. COM
Montréal (Québec)
Corporate Director
Director

Lib Gibson LIB GIBSON
M.Sc., B.Sc., ICD.D
Director
Toronto (Ontario)

Age: 68
Director since 1993

Member of the Audit Committee and
member of the Corporate Governance Committee

Ms. Gibson is a retired corporate executive and a corporate Director. From 2003 to 2007, she was an officer and advisor to the Chief Executive Officer of BCE Inc. Prior to that from 1997 to 2003, she was the Chief Executive Officer of Bell Globemedia Interactive (and its predecessor companies), Canada’s largest Internet media company. Prior to that from 1996 to 1997, she was Vice-President Strategy of Bell Canada and from 1992 to 1996 was Vice-President Marketing of WorldLinx Communications.

She is a Director of Computershare Trust Company of Canada where she sits on the Audit and Risk Committee and the Conduct Review and Corporate Governance Committee. She is a Director of West Park Healthcare Centre, where she chairs the Quality Committee and sits on the Corporate Committee and Executive Committee. At West Park, she currently chairs a Branding Task Force of the board, and in the past has chaired the Joint Liaison Committee and participated in the Corporate Governance Review Task Force and Strategy Task Force. She was a Director, among other companies, of ING Direct Bank of Canada where she sat on the Audit Committee, the Risk Oversight and Investment Committee, and the Governance and Conduct Review Committee.

She teaches Managing Innovation at the Rotman School of Management and in the Queen’s University MBA program. She is also an author and co-author of publications on innovation in business.

Lib Gibson

LIB GIBSON
M.Sc., B.Sc., ICD.D  
Toronto (Ontario)
President,
Harking Investments Ltd.
Director

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

Age: 60
Director since 1999

Member of the Corporate Governance Committee
and Chair of the Strategic Opportunities Committee

Mr. McAusland has been a partner of McCarthy Tétrault LLP, a major law firm in Canada, since June 2009 where he is a corporate strategist and advisor and focuses on major corporate transactions, securities, corporate finance, governance and regulatory affairs.

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. As such he was involved in the design and execution of major strategic initiatives and led an international team that completed more than 75 acquisition and divestiture transactions. 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 and Nominating Committee for Cascades Inc.; he is a member of the Compensation Committee of Khan Resources Inc. 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 a number of 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: 68
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 and President, Residential Services, AT&T Canada. Before that she served as 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. In that regard, she was on the Audit and Human Resources Committees of Laurier Life, the Human Resources Committee of W.H. Smith Canada and the Governance Committee of Perigee Investment Management.

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 RESOURCES COMMITTEE
MEMBER OF THE CORPORATE GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE
MEMBER OF THE STRATEGIC OPPORTUNITIES COMMITTEE