David A. Eckert to Continue as CEO of Yellow Pages Limited under New 3-year Agreement
Montreal (Quebec), July 16, 2020 — Yellow Pages Limited (TSX: Y) (the “Company”), a leading Canadian digital media and marketing company, announced today an agreement to extend the tenure of its President and CEO, David A. Eckert, for another 3 years. The Company’s Board of Directors approved the arrangement at a meeting late today.
“We are delighted and encouraged that David will be continuing to lead the Company as we build on the strong momentum of the past 3 years and aim to complete the turnaround of the business,” said Susan Kudzman, Chair of the Board of Yellow Pages Limited.
Eckert said, “I am honored to be able to continue leading the terrific team of terrific people at YP.” He continued, “I believe there is much opportunity at YP, as we are building a great company, for the benefit of our shareholders, our retirees, our employees, our customers, and our communities. I believe our future is bright, and I am glad I will be a part of it.”
About Yellow Pages Limited
Yellow Pages Limited (TSX: Y) is a Canadian digital media and marketing company that creates opportunities for buyers and sellers to interact and transact in the local economy. Yellow Pages holds some of Canada’s leading local online properties including YP.ca, Canada411 and 411.ca. The Company also holds the YP, Canada411 and 411 mobile applications and Yellow Pages print directories. For more information visit www.corporate.yp.ca.
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