BCE announces election of Directors
MONTRÉAL, May 7, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - BCE Inc. (TSX: BCE) (NYSE: BCE) today announced that shareholders voted in favour of all items of business put forth by BCE at the company's Annual General Shareholder Meeting today, including the election of the Directors by a majority of the votes cast by shareholders present or represented by proxy:
Barry K. Allen
Robert E. Brown
David F. Denison
Robert P. Dexter
Monique F. Leroux
Gordon M. Nixon
(Chair of the Board)
Thomas E. Richards
Robert C. Simmonds
Paul R. Weiss
BCE is pleased to welcome seasoned telecommunications and technology executive Thomas Richards to the Board. Mr. Richards most recently served as Executive Chairman of CDW until his retirement in December 2019, and was previously the technology company's Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Following the Annual General Meeting, BCE was also pleased to announce the appointment of Sheila Murray as Director. Ms. Murray succeeds Sophie Brochu, who announced on April 2, 2020 that she would not seek re-election to the Board following her appointment as CEO of Hydro-Québec. Ms. Murray is the former President of CI Financial Corp. and currently Chair of Teck Resources Limited.
BCE is Canada's largest communications company, providing advanced Bell broadband wireless, TV, Internet and business communications services alongside Canada's premier content creation and media assets from Bell Media. To learn more, please visit Bell.ca or BCE.ca.
The Bell Let's Talk initiative promotes Canadian mental health with national awareness and anti-stigma campaigns like Bell Let's Talk Day and significant Bell funding of community care and access, research and workplace leadership initiatives. To learn more, please visit Bell.ca/LetsTalk.
SOURCE BCE Inc.