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    Power Corporation of Canada (POW.TO)

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    Power Corporation of Canada
    751 Victoria Square
    Montréal, QC H2Y 2J3
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    Website: http://www.powercorporation.com

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    Industry:Property & Casualty Insurance
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    Business Summary 

    Power Corporation of Canada operates as a diversified international management and holding company with interests primarily in the financial services, communications, and other business sectors in Canada, the United States, and Europe. The company offers life insurance, health insurance, retirement and investment services, and asset management services, as well as reinsurance and specialty general insurance products to individuals, businesses, and other private and public organizations; and manages and distributes mutual funds and other managed asset products through its sales force, brokers, consultants, advisors, third-party administrators, and financial institutions. It is also engaged in the publication of the French-language national newspaper La Presse and six other daily newspapers; and operation of lapresse.ca, a French-language news Website. In addition, the company operates an Internet-based career and recruitment business; an online advertising network; an Internet group buying business; and real estate Internet advertising business. Further, it operates rooftop solar power plants; and owns and operates hydropower facilities. Additionally, the company holds interests in various companies in oil and gas, electricity, energy services, water and waste management services, specialty minerals, cement, aggregates and concrete, and wines and spirits, as well as testing, inspection, and certification. Power Corporation of Canada was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Montréal, Canada.

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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Paul Guy Desmarais Jr., P.C., O.C., O.Q., 61
    Chairman, Co-Chief Exec. Officer, Member of Exec. Committee and Member of Governance & Nominating Committee
    Mr. André R. Desmarais O.C., O.Q., 59
    Deputy Chairman, Co-Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Member of Exec. Committee and Member of Governance & Nominating Committee
    Mr. Gregory Dennis Tretiak FCA, 59
    Chief Financial Officer and Exec. Vice-Pres
    Mr. John A. Rae C.M., 69
    Exec. VP
    Dr. Henri-Paul Rousseau Ph.D., 66
    Vice Chairman
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in CAD.