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Jacques Côté

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Jacques Côté

Ottawa, Ontario
Member since:  May 2002
Chair of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee
Member of the Environment, Health and Safety Committee



In his role as Group President – Physical Delivery, Mr. Côté is responsible for all aspects of the physical delivery of Canada Post products from marketing all the way to the collection of revenues. He is responsible for Plant, Network and Delivery Operations; the Security, Postal Transformation, Engineering, and Real Estate functions; and Sales and Customer Service, both for Retail and Commercial channels. He is responsible for Canada Post’s traditional Mail, Direct Marketing and Parcels lines of business.

Mr. Côté was previously Canada Post’s Chief Operating Officer, a position he had held since 2005. Mr. Côté joined Canada Post in 1993 as Corporate Manager, Operations Support and Finance. He then moved to Corporate Manager, Retail Finance and, in 1999, Vice-President, Operations Finance. In 2000, he became Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer. 

Prior to joining Canada Post, he held progressively responsible and diverse financial positions at Northern Telecom including: Finance Manager, Transmission Network Division; Plant Controller, Meridian System; Plant Controller, Communication System Division; Director, Group Finance, Telecom Cable and Outside Plant.

Mr. Côté obtained his B. Comm. from the University of Ottawa in 1980 and his MBA from Laval University in 1982. He is married and has five children.