Portrait of George A. Cope

HBA '84, LLD '12

President & Chief Executive Officer, BCE Inc. and Bell Canada

George Cope is President and Chief Executive Officer of BCE Inc. and Bell Canada, leading the company's customer-facing units, including Residential (wireline, Internet, video), Enterprise, SMB and wholesale.

His focus is to drive revenue growth, deliver new products to the marketplace and enhance customer service.

Prior to joining Bell, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of TELUS Mobility, responsible for strategic direction and overall operations. Before assuming leadership of TELUS Mobility in 2000, George served as President and CEO of Clearnet for 13 years.

A past recipient of Canada's Top 40 Under 40 Award, George holds a Business Administration (Honours) degree from the Ivey Business School at Western University.

George serves on the Board of Directors of BMO Financial Group, NII Holdings, Inc. (formerly known as Nextel International) and the Advisory Board of the Ivey Business School.