Groupe V Media, a Quebec-based entertainment and content delivery company, is the largest independent media group in Canada. Groupe V Media owns conventional television network V, specialty channels ELLE Fictions and MAX, content and video-on-demand platform Noovo.ca and the 25Stanley sports news website. Its innovative content delivery strategies with strong, unifying, eye-catching themes enable its properties to reach a vast audience, anytime, on a multitude of platforms, adapting to evolving consumer and corporate trends.
At Groupe V Media, innovation is vital. It leads us to take risks. To persistently push the limits is to open new avenues to create products and content that are truly original and extraordinary.
We believe that it is through innovation that we will change the reality of media and entertainment.
Groupe V Media encourages team spirit and teamwork by enabling everyone to evolve in a respectful environment where communication, collaboration and recognition are ubiquitous.
Team spirit and teamwork are the driving forces of a group that is built above all on trust in the sum of its talents and the pleasure they experience working together to contribute to the growth of the largest independent broadcaster in the country.
For Groupe V Media, striving for excellence is an unrelenting commitment to deliver performance, rigor, efficiency, effectiveness and being results-oriented in everything we undertake. We all share this desire to surpass ourselves to provide the best entertainment possible.
President & Founder
Maxime Rémillard is President and Founder of Groupe V Média, Canada’s leading independent media company, owner of conventional television network V, specialty channels Max and ELLE Fictions, and digital properties noovo.ca and 25Stanley. Maxime is also Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Maxime also made his mark as a producer and distributor of Canadian and international film products. He has produced feature films such as Denis Villeneuve’s Polytechnique and more recently Replicas with Keanu Reeves. Maxime has also distributed several award-winning films including Moonlight, winner of the Oscar for best film.
Involved in the community, Maxime is a member of the Board of Directors of the Pointe-à-Callière Foundation. He and his family are actively involved in the community by supporting various charities. Among others, they contributed to the creation of the Yosh Taguchi Chair in Urology Cancer Research at McGill University. Maxime is also involved with the Jewish General Hospital Foundation.
Executive Vice-President, Chief Executive and Financial Officer
Eric Marceau is Executive Vice-President, Chief Executive and Financial Officer of Groupe V Média, Canada’s largest independent media company, owner of conventional television network V, specialty channels Max and ELLE Fictions, and digital properties noovo.ca and 25Stanley.
In this capacity, Eric leads the executive team and has a leading role in the management of corporate affairs, finance and all operations of the company.
Prior to joining Groupe V Média, Eric was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Le Cirque du Soleil.
Recognized by his peers and having worked in a variety of industries, Eric is regularly invited as a lecturer and speaker on expert panels and in various educational institutions. Eric also works with foundations with a mission to support Montreal’s next generation of business leaders.
Eric is a business administration graduate from the École des Hautes Études Commerciales de Montréal. He is also holds the CPA auditor designation.
Executive Vice President, technical operations
Tony Porrello is Executive Vice President, Technical Operations of Groupe V Média, Canada’s leading independent media company, owner of conventional television network V, specialty channels Max and ELLE Fictions, and digital properties noovo.ca and 25Stanley.
In this capacity, Tony leads the technical services team and handles the negotiations for most of the company’s contracts.
Prior to joining Groupe V Média, Tony was Director of Commercial Accounts for the Royal Bank of Canada in the feature film and audiovisual financing sector. He has close to 20 years of experience with Remstar in business strategy, including 10 years in the distribution, production and financing of feature films.
Tony is a graduate of Concordia University in Montreal.
Executive Vice-President, Chief Corporate Strategy Officer
Dimitri Gourdin is Executive Vice-President, Chief Corporate Strategy Officer of Groupe V Média, Canada’s leading independent media company, owner of conventional television network V, specialty channels Max and ELLE Fictions, and digital properties Noovo.ca and 25Stanley.
Dimitri has a lead role in the corporate strategy, and the management of the group’s brands and properties, reputation management, public affairs, government relations and business development. He manages the marketing, communications, research and business intelligence units of Groupe V Média. He also acts as company spokesperson and is a member of its executive committee.
Prior to joining Groupe V Média, Dimitri was Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Montreal office of the international strategic communications and lobbying firm Hill + Knowlton. He has 20 years of experience in business strategy, marketing, communication of influence, issues and crisis management, public relations and creation as an entrepreneur or senior executive. Recognized by his peers and having acted as an advisor during his career to some of the most prestigious companies in Europe and North America, Dimitri is regularly invited as a lecturer and speaker on panels and in various educational establishments.
Dimitri is a member of the board of several pan-Canadian organizations, including Drug Free Kids Canada, and he is also a member of its marketing and communications committee.
Executive Vice-President, Content
Brigitte Vincent is Executive Vice President, Content at Groupe V Média, Canada’s leading independent media company, owner of conventional television network V, specialty channels Max and ELLE Fictions, and digital properties Noovo.ca and 25Stanley.
She leads the direction and the programming and cross-platform content teams for the group’s family of brands.
Brigitte Vincent has more than 25 years of experience in the television and media industry. She was until recently Vice President, Programming and Content at Corus Media where she led and expanded the scope of the Historia and Séries + channels. She previously held the position of Director of Original Programs and Canadian Acquisitions at Astral Media. She began her career as a research assistant, journalist and journalist-producer on public affairs programs (Télé-Québec, TVA, Radio-Canada) and as a producer (Avanti Ciné Vidéo, JPL Productions et Zone 3) of many television magazines and documentaries for various conventional and specialty networks.
Since 2014, Groupe V Media has been especially involved in the Mira Foundation’s la Journée qui a du chien. This special day, during which a large portion of the programming on V and MusiquePlus is dedicated to the foundation, highlights the very real difference Mira makes in the lives of children with autism spectrum disorders and people with visual or motor impairments. Since the beginning of the collaboration, la Journée qui a du chien has raised over $1,500,000.