Contex Group Inc.
Mr. Pierre Marcoux is President of Contex Group Inc., an events and media company with activities across Canada. Mr. Marcoux founded this business in September 2019.
Previously, he was President of TC Media (the media sector operated by TC Transcontinental with activities in specialized media in Canada, principally in the business, financial and construction sectors and a publisher for French-language educational resources in Canada), since January 2018. From 2012 until 2017, he was Senior Vice President, Business and Education of TC Media, and, from 2009 until 2012, was Senior Vice President, Business and Consumer Solutions Group of TC Media, after having held various positions previously. From 1997 to 1999, he was a reporter for Bloomberg News, in Washington, D.C., then for the Hamilton Spectator, in Ontario.
Mr. Marcoux sat on the boards of directors of various trade organizations including the board of directors of Vividata for a number of years, an organization measuring audience for print and digital media. He was also a member of the board of directors of Cedrom-SNI Inc., a company held by the Corporation in partnership with others from 2014 until the sale of this business in December 2017.
Mr. Marcoux is a director of the On the Tip of the Toes Foundation, an organization helping young people with cancer regain their well-being by facing the challenge of an exceptional therapeutic adventure expedition. Since 2015, he is also an ambassador of their fundraising event, Celebrate Life. Mr. Marcoux was also an honorary ambassador of A Brilliant Night, the fundraising event for the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital. Mr. Marcoux is also a director of the Board of Governors of the School of Management of the Université de Sherbrooke.