CBC/Radio-Canada welcomes appointment of Rémi Racine As Chairperson of the Board of Directors

June 26, 2012, Ottawa

The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced the appointment of Rémi Racine as Chairperson of the CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors for a term of five years.

“On behalf of everyone at CBC/Radio-Canada, we'd like to extend our congratulations to Mr. Racine on his appointment as our new Chair," said Hubert T. Lacroix, President and CEO. "Certainly, the fact that he has served on the Board since 2007 is a great asset. Mr. Racine already has an understanding not only of where the organization stands today, but also what our challenges and priorities are with respect to implementing Strategy 2015: Everyone, Every way. I look forward to continuing to work with him in this new capacity."

About CBC/Radio-Canada

CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada's national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. The Corporation is a leader in reaching Canadians on new platforms and delivers a comprehensive range of radio, television, Internet, and satellite-based services. Deeply rooted in the regions, CBC/Radio-Canada is the only domestic broadcaster to offer diverse regional and cultural perspectives in English, French and eight Aboriginal languages, plus seven languages for international audiences

For additional information, please contact:
  • Angus McKinnon
    Director, Communications Services and Corporate Spokesperson
    tel. 613-288-6235
    cel. 613-296-1057
    angus.mckinnon@cbc.ca

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