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BCE Names Bibic to Succeed Cope as CEO for Canadian 5G Push (2)

June 28, 2019, 4:31 PM

BCE Inc. named Mirko Bibic to take over as chief executive officer of Canada’s largest telecommunications company by market value when George Cope retires in January.

“The time is right for Mirko to take our company to the next level,” Cope said June 28 in a statement. “He has been front and center in the successful execution of Bell’s broadband leadership strategy from its beginning.”

George Cope
Photographer: Galit Rodan/Bloomberg

Cope, 57, who has been with BCE for 14 years in total, will retire on Jan. 5.

Bibic, 51, is currently chief operating officer of Montreal-based BCE. He’s led a range of consumer and ...