Montreal Canadians continued to rebuild their offices on Wednesday, appointing journalist Chantal Machabi as vice president of communications.
The 57-year-old woman thus works “in close cooperation with the direction of hockey activities”, in addition to taking care of “the management of all communications in this field”, we can read in the press release issued by the tricolor. .
The man, who has been with the Sports Network (RDS) for over thirty years, covers the day-to-day operations of the team and, among others, works under the direction of Margaret Belanger, President of Group CH Sports and Entertainment, France.
“She has an unparalleled experience in the world of sports media in Quebec,” Canadian owner Geoff Molson wrote in a press release. Her tenacity and determination have made her unique in this environment and her immense knowledge in dealing with the challenges of this strategic position is an asset. Maintaining a good conversation with our supporters and members of the media is very important to us and the appointment of Chantal will definitely help. ”
“I wanted to be a sports journalist by watching Guy Laughlor play,” Machabi added. His talent and charisma made me immensely passionate about hockey. Inspired by Guy, I specialize in having a career of over 38 years in the business, which includes over 32 people at RDS and I am very grateful. Now a new chapter has opened for me and I am very happy to accept this new challenge.
Paul Wilson, former head of communications at Group CH, congratulated Machabi on Twitter.