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Parisien leaving Bell Media

Media | 09/23/2013 9:00 pm EDT

Jacques Parisien, Bell Media’s president of national specialty and pay TV, radio, and out-of-home, is leaving the company, BCE Inc. said. In a release Monday, the company said Parisien has decided to leave at the end of 2013. Parisien was previously executive vice-president and chief operating officer of Astral Media Inc. and president of Astral Radio, prior to Astral’s acquisition by BCE in July. “I would like to thank Jacques for his counsel, leadership, and enthusiasm as we joined Astral with Bell Media,” Kevin Krull, Bell Media president, said in the release. Charles Benoît, president of television and radio, Quebec and Luc Quétel, and president of Astral out-of-home, will join the company’s executive team on Jan. 1, 2014, the release added....