Carole Taylor joins the Board of Directors of BCE Inc.
MONTREAL, Aug. 4 2010 --
The Board of Directors of BCE Inc. today announced the appointment of Carole Taylor, O.C., as a Director
of BCE Inc. and Bell Canada.
"We are very pleased that Ms. Taylor has accepted our invitation to
join the BCE Board," said Thomas C. O'Neill, Chair of the Board.
"Her extensive experience in business and public policy as well as
her proven leadership abilities will serve our shareholders well."
Ms. Taylor is currently a Senior Advisor for Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. Ms. Taylor has also served as a
Director on a number of Boards and is currently a Director of the Toronto Dominion Bank. From
December 2008 to January 2010, Ms. Taylor served as the Chair of the Federal Finance Minister's
Economic Advisory Council. From 2005 to 2008, Ms. Taylor was the provincial MLA for the riding of
Vancouver-Langara and served as the British Columbia Minister of Finance.
During her extensive career, Ms. Taylor has been a journalist for both CTV and CBC, an alderman for
Vancouver City Council, Chair of both the Vancouver Port Authority and the Vancouver Board of Trade, and
Chair of CBC/Radio-Canada. Ms. Taylor was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in May 2001.
BCE is Canada's largest communications company, providing the most comprehensive and innovative suite
of communication services to residential and business customers in Canada. Operating under the Bell and
Bell Aliant brands, the Company's services include telephone services, wireless communications,
high-speed Internet, digital television, IP-broadband services and information and communications
technology (ICT) services. BCE shares are listed in Canada and the United States. For corporate
information on BCE, please visit www.bce.ca. For Bell product and service information, please visit
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