Marc P. Tellier
Marc P. Tellier , President and CEO of Yellow Pages Group, Canadaís largest directories publisher. He was previously President and CEO of Bell ActiMedia, a company acquired through the most important leveraged buyout in Canadian history. As head of Yellow Pages Group, Mr. Tellier completed the largest-ever initial public offering in the income trust sector in Canada in 2003. He also led the $2.55B acquisition of Advertising Directory Solutions Inc. in 2005.
Prior to his current position, Mr. Tellier was an officer of Bell Canada and served as Senior Vice President - Partnership Development. He was responsible for the launch of the first telco commercial high-speed Internet service in North America. He also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sympatico-Lycos.
Marc P. Tellier began his career at Bell Canada in 1990 after graduating from the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor's degree in Economics. In less than a decade, he has become a key player in the expansion and transformation of the Canadian communications and media industries.
In 2000, Mr. Tellier was honoured for his leadership, vision, innovation, achievements and impact by being named one of Canada's Top Forty under Fortyô. Mr. Tellier is a member of the board of directors of National Bank of Canada and of the Yellow Pages Association (YPA). He is also a member of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives. Mr. Tellier is involved in several fund raising campaigns in the Greater Montreal Area.
Marc lives in Montreal with his wife RenÈe and their three children.
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