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MONTRÉAL (January 16, 2014) – Luc Sabbatini, President, Bell Media Sales, today announced the appointment of Patrick Jutras to Senior Vice-President, Sales – Québec. Reporting to Sabbatini, Jutras will lead the integrated Bell Media sales teams for all of the company’s platforms in the province.
“I am pleased to welcome Patrick to his new responsibilities on our sales team,” said Sabbatini. “His experience and remarkable strategic and leadership skills will help strengthen the position of Bell Media Sales as a key partner for Québec’s advertising community.”
“I am extremely happy to have been given the opportunity to work with Bell Media’s exceptional sales force to maximize business opportunities for our clients in Television, Radio, OOH, and Digital as well as Mix,” said Jutras.
Previously Vice-President, Sales and Marketing, RDS, Jutras has nearly 20 years’ experience in operations, retail, and sales, during which he has demonstrated outstanding creativity and vision in management and in sales and marketing planning.
At RDS, Jutras played a lead role in a number of major projects, including the launches of RDS2 and RDS Info, as well as the RDS.ca and RDS GO digital platforms. He has also held senior sales, marketing, and business development positions at a number of renowned companies, including Labatt and Nestlé.
About Bell Media
With passion and an unrelenting commitment to excellence, Bell Media creates content and builds brands that entertain, inform, engage, and inspire audiences through the platforms of their choice. Bell Media is Canada’s premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital media. Bell Media owns 30 local television stations led by CTV, Canada’s #1 television network; 34 specialty channels, including TSN and RDS, Canada’s most-watched specialty channels in English and French; four pay TV services, including The Movie Network and Super Écran; and is managing shareholder of premium pay-per-view service Viewers Choice Canada. Bell Media is also Canada’s largest radio broadcaster, with 107 licensed radio stations in 55 markets across Canada. Bell Media owns Astral Out-of-Home, one of Canada’s most dynamic and innovative out-of-home advertising companies with a network of more than 9,500 advertising faces in Québec, Ontario and British Columbia. Bell Media also operates more than 200 websites, delivers TV Everywhere with its innovative GO video streaming services, including CTV GO, TMN GO, and Bravo GO, and owns Dome Productions Inc., a multi-platform production company. Bell Media is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. For more on Bell Media, please visit www.bellmedia.ca.
For more information:
Olivier Racette, Bell Media, 514 939-5001, ext. 3193 or email@example.com