Mr. Gouin, 71, of Outremont, Quebec, recently retired as Chairman of the Board of Quebecor Media Inc., a communications and media cable and entertainment company. He is also the former Advisory Director of Citigroup Global Markets Canada Inc. (1998-2003) and former President and Chief Operating Officer of Le Groupe Vidéotron Ltée. (1991-1996). He is also a director of Gates Corporation and is Chairman of the Board of each of TVA Group Inc. and Anges Québec Capital Fund. He serves on the Advisory Committee of the Richard Ivey School of Business.
Mr. Gouin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Montreal as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree and Master of Business Administration degree from the Ivey School of Business.