Quebecor World

Pierre Karl Péladeau, of Quebecor World Fame, Running for Political Office
March 10, 2014

As political bombshells go, Mr. Péladeau’s announcement on Sunday that he will be a PQ candidate in the April 7 Quebec election is on par with Lucien Bouchard’s 1990 decision to quit Brian Mulroney’s government and go on to head the separatist Bloc Québécois, or Lester Pearson’s 1965 recruitment of three prominent Quebeckers—including Pierre Trudeau—to boost federalist fortunes in the province. It will certainly change Quebec. It could just as easily change Canada.

Pierre Karl Péladeau Stepping Down as Quebecor Chief
March 14, 2013

Pierre Karl Péladeau will step down as CEO of Quebecor Inc., and will be replaced by the head of the company’s cable division in an unexpected corporate shakeup at one of the country’s largest telecommunications and media companies.

Péladeau will continue to oversee the media operations as chairman of Quebecor Media and television service TVA. He will also be named vice-chairman of the board at Quebecor Inc., with Francoise Bertrand remaining as chairman.

The changes will be implemented at the company’s annual general meeting in May.

Quad/Graphics : An Affair to Remember
May 1, 2011

As affairs go, one would be hard-pressed to top the $1 billion deal in 2010 that enabled Quad/Graphics to acquire Worldcolor. At face value, the transaction takes on the appearance of a snake swallowing a much bigger prey.

Brown, WC and Quad Net Hearst Pacts
May 1, 2010

Brown Printing announced that it has reached a five-year agreement with Hearst Magazines to produce and distribute five of the publisher's magazine titles: Food Network Magazine Esquire, Marie Claire, Popular Mechanics and Town&Country.