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Quebecor Inc. president and CEO Pierre Karl Peladeau
Quebecor Inc. president and CEO Pierre Karl Peladeau
(OLIVIER JEAN/REUTERS)

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Pierre Karl Péladeau – by the (unimpressive) numbers

Pierre Karl Péladeau could have stayed on forever as head of Quebecor Inc. His voting shares give him a lock on control of the company. Yet here he is, stepping down after 14 years on the job. Perhaps he had a good hard look at the numbers in that time, and decided he had no choice but to let himself go.