Cogeco Communications

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For immediate release
René Guimond joins the Cogeco Cable team
Montréal, September 15, 2008 — Louis Audet, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cogeco
Cable (TSX: CCA), is pleased to announce the appointment of René Guimond as Vice President,
Development, New Media. In this capacity he will investigate the best opportunities for Cogeco
Cable’s growth in the new media field. He will act as an internal advisor, collaborating at various
levels within the company towards proposing new avenues to the Corporation’s Management
Committee. He will also work on special projects. Mr. Guimond commenced his new duties on
September 8, 2008.
With a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Université de Sherbrooke, from 2005 to 2008
René held the positions of President and Chief Executive Officer of Cogeco Radio-Television Inc.
and TQS Inc., where he demonstrated his spirit and leadership qualities. He was previously Vice
President and Chief Operating Officer of FINA’s 2005 Championships, headed TQS between 1998
and 2003, and was Vice President and General Manager at BCP and President and Co-founder of
Promo Marketing Canada inc. A sports enthusiast, he also worked for Club de baseball Les Expos
de Montréal inc., Montreal’s baseball Club, as Vice President, Marketing and Public Affairs.
Cogeco Cable (, a telecommunications company offering a diverse range of
services to its customers in Canada and Portugal, is the second largest cable operator in Ontario,
Québec and Portugal, in terms of the number of Basic Cable service customers served. Through its
two-way broadband cable networks, Cogeco Cable provides its residential and commercial
customers with Analogue and Digital Television, High Speed Internet and Telephony services. The
Corporation provides approximately 2,676,000 revenue generating units (RGUs) to 2,410,000
homes passed in its Canadian and Portuguese service territories. Cogeco Cable’s subordinate
voting shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: CCA).
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Information: Marie Carrier
Director, Corporate Communications
Tel.: (514) 764-4700