Cogeco Peer 1 appoints Jaime Leverton as Vice-President and General Manager, Canada and APAC

TORONTO, ONTARIO -Cogeco Peer 1 , a global provider of business IT products and services, today announced the appointment of Jaime Leverton as Vice President and General Manager, Canada and Asia Pacific (APAC). Ms. Leverton will be responsible for creating and conducting income programs in Canada and the ICCA region.

Over the past fifteen years, Jaime has held a variety of leadership roles in organizations such as National Bank, BlackBerry, Bell Canada and IBM Canada, where he has gained extensive knowledge of technology solutions. In her new role at Cogeco Peer 1, Ms. Leverton will oversee sales, customer management and marketing of all ICT solutions for medium and large companies in Canada and the APAC region.

“Jaime is a dynamic leader; It has already demonstrated its ability to transform organizations through creative thinking and strategic execution. His extensive business experience will reinvigorate Cogeco Peer’s growth goal 1, which aims to significantly expand our current operations and implement new indirect sales strategies through a network of partners, “said Philippe Jette, President of Cogeco Peer 1.

“The unique position of Cogeco Peer 1 on the market paves the way for great opportunities. I look forward to helping expand the company’s presence in the marketplace into new areas, while continuing to deliver the outstanding service that is the hallmark of the brand, “said Jaime Leverton, Vice President and General Manager , Canada and APAC, Cogeco Peer 1.

The Canadian region of Cogeco Peer 1 has a rich history and strong links to other business units of Cogeco Communications inc. And offers a strong portfolio of ICT products and services. Jaime will now provide direct leadership to the Canadian sales organization while ensuring close coordination with functional teams across all regions to develop the company’s business in Canada.

Jaime holds a master’s degree in business administration with a specialization in computer marketing from Dalhousie University and a bachelor’s degree in arts, psychology and political science from the University of Ottawa.

ABOUT COGECO PEER 1

Cogeco Peer 1 is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cogeco Communications Inc. (TSX: CCA) and is a global provider of essential business-to-business products and services such as colocation, network connectivity, hosting, cloud computing and managed services, enabling customers across Canada, Mexico, US and Western Europe to focus on their core business. With 16 data centers, an extensive network FastFiber Network MD and over 50 points of presence located in North America and Europe, Cogeco Peer 1 is a trusted partner for small, medium and large companies that offer them the opportunity to Access, move, manage and store their vital data around the world, While being supported by superior customer support.

Source: Cogeco Peer 1