Mr. René Morissette new shareholder

Posted on June 1, 2022

YRH Inc., one of Canada’s leading telecommunications, FTTH, radiocommunication and mobile communications firms is pleased to announce that M. René Morissette, Director of FTTH and Outside Plants will join YRH inc. as a new shareholder.

This induction as a shareholder confirms his contribution and role at YRH since his appointment in April 2021 as Director, having succeeded in building a high quality FTTH and Outside Plants department since his arrival. He was able to develop a solid team, train and mentor young people, and meet the expectations of our customers in a particularly hectic period with regard to outside plants and FTTH projects within the context of the various government projects and with telecommunications carriers.

Mr. René Morissette is a senior engineer and experiencedmanager in the field of telecommunications, FTTH and outside plants. He graduated from the University of Sherbrooke with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering with a specialization in telecommunications. He has worked for more than 29 years in the field of telecommunications and consulting engineering. During his career, he has participated in the deployment of several thousands of km of fibre optic and FTTH networks across Canada for most of the major Canadian telecommunications carriers and several organizations owning critical telecommunications infrastructure such as Hydro-Quebec. He also participated in the planning and design of Small Cell projects for 5G deployment. As a manager and leader, he has led very large multidisciplinary teams in numerous FTTH telecommunications projects.

“The announcement of René Morissette as a new shareholder demonstrates the importance of the FTTH and fiber optic sector at YRH and is in line with YRH’s shareholder renewal,” said Maurice Beauséjour, President at YRH. Mr. Beauséjour further noted that this announcement also reflects the market demand for an integrated, one-stop-shop offering that combines the strengths of RF and fiber for 5G deployments by cellular operators who will have significant fiber requirements for Small Cells.