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Press release from Marketwire

Cogeco Diffusion Introduces New Management Team

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Cogeco Diffusion Introduces New Management Team12:56 EST Tuesday, February 01, 2011MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - Feb. 1, 2011) - Richard Lachance, Senior Vice President, Radio, Cogeco Diffusion Inc., introduced Cogeco Diffusion's new management team today with the following appointments: Monique Lacharité, Vice President, Control, Administration and Human Resources.André St-Amand, Vice President, Programming.Jean-Luc Meilleur, Vice President, Regional Stations and General Manager of 105.7 Rythme FM.Réal Germain, General Manager of 98.5, CKAC and Cogeco News.Daniel Dubois, Vice President, Sales. François Birtz, General Manager, Technology, IT and Operations.These appointments were made following the closing earlier today of COGECO's transaction to purchase the Corus Québec radio stations. Cogeco Diffusion now owns thirteen (13) radio stations in Québec, making it one of the province's largest radio broadcasters.ABOUT COGECO DIFFUSIONCogeco Diffusion is a subsidiary of COGECO, a diversified telecommunications company whose subordinate voting shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:CGO). Cogeco Diffusion operates thirteen (13) radio stations in Québec: CFGL-FM (Rythme FM Montréal), CKOI-FM, CHMP-FM (98.5), CFQR-FM and CKAC-AM in Montréal, CJMF-FM (FM 93) and CFOM-FM in Québec City, CJRC-FM in Ottawa-Gatineau, CIME-FM in Saint-Jérôme, CFGE-FM (Rythme FM Sherbrooke) and CKOY-FM (formerly CHLT-FM) in Sherbrooke, CJEB-FM (Rythme FM Trois-Rivières) and CHLN-FM in Trois-Rivières, making it one of Québec's largest radio broadcasters.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: 514-764-4700Marieke Tremblay