Three Bell leaders recognized among Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women

Nov 25, 2015

  • Bell Media's Nathalie Cook and Joanne MacDonald named to the Top 100 by WXN
  • BCE Board member Sophie Brochu honoured in Corporate Director Category

MONTRÉAL, Nov. 25, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today congratulates Nathalie Cook, VP Brand Partnerships for Bell Media, and Joanne MacDonald, VP CTV News, for being named to Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women 2015 by WXN. Also recognized was Sophie Brochu, Chief Executive Officer of Gaz Métro and a Director of BCE Inc. and Bell Canada.

"Sophie, Nathalie and Joanne are highly respected business leaders renowned for their dedicated team building, innovative management approaches, and exemplary community involvement," said George Cope, President and CEO of BCE and Bell Canada. "On behalf of the Bell team, I thank them for their contribution to our continued success and congratulate them on this well-deserved recognition by WXN."

To learn more about Bell's honourees, please visit Founded in 2003 by WXN, the Top 100 Most Powerful Women program celebrates the professional achievements of strong female leaders across the country in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.

Bell has a proud tradition of WXN award winners, including Hall of Fame inductees Mary Ann Turcke, President of Bell Media; Martine Turcotte, Bell's Vice Chair, Québec; and Karen Sheriff, formerly CEO of Bell Aliant and now CEO of Q9 Networks.

WXN is Canada's leading organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of women in management, executive, professional and board roles. Please visit

About BCE
Canada's largest communications company, BCE provides a comprehensive and innovative suite of broadband communication services to residential and business customers from Bell Canada and Bell Aliant. Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, out of home and digital media, including CTV, Canada's #1 television network, and the country's most-watched specialty channels. To learn more, please visit

The Bell Let's Talk initiative promotes Canadian mental health with national awareness and anti-stigma campaigns, like Clara's Big Ride for Bell Let's Talk and Bell Let's Talk Day, and significant Bell funding of community care and access, research, and workplace initiatives. To learn more, please visit

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