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Peer 1 Hosting’s Sheila Bouman Named Finalist in YWCA Metro Vancouver’s 2014 Women of Distinction Awards

April 30, 2014

Bouman Recognized for Creative Business Acumen and Commitment to her Local Community

VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Peer 1 Hosting, the global web infrastructure and cloud hosting provider, today announced that Executive Vice President and Managing Director Sheila Bouman is a finalist in YWCA Metro Vancouver’s 2014 Women of Distinction Awards in the Business and the Professions category. The award program honors individuals and organizations whose outstanding activities and achievements contribute to the well-being and future of the Vancouver community. Finalists will be honored at an awards reception on Tuesday, June 3 where the award recipients will be announced.

Bouman is recognized as an active member in her local community and an incredibly talented businesswoman who continuously drives innovation at Peer 1, specifically through her ability to transform the company’s strategic direction. Sheila’s vision and creativity has ensured that Peer 1’s people are engaged, committed and inspired to do and be their best. She encourages her peers to reach their full potential and bring their whole authentic-selves to work, and is an active role model by bringing her passion for youth, education and physical health and wellness to the office. To align her personal passions with her volunteer work, she’s been an active member of several local youth- and education-related organizations, including ViaSport, the BC Organization Develop Network and the North Vancouver School Board of Education.

“Sheila’s impact at Peer 1 runs deep, and thanks to her thirst for constant learning, strategic visions, and incredible dedication, we have a workforce of creative, passionate and collaborative peers that fiercely uphold our corporate culture,” said Tony Ciciretto, CEO, Peer 1 Hosting. “As a company, we believe that every interaction matters – both professionally and personally. Sheila is a tremendous role model for every Peer 1 employee, and embodies our corporate belief by putting her personal passion to work in her community. Being named a finalist in the YWCA’s Women of Distinction Awards is an incredible honor, and one of which Sheila is so deserving. We are very proud.”

The Women of Distinction Awards is YWCA Metro Vancouver’s premier fundraising event, recognized as one of Canada’s most prestigious awards for women. The awards dinner will be held on Tuesday, June 3 at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver at 5:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased here.

About Peer 1 Hosting

Peer 1 Hosting, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cogeco Cable Inc. (TSX: CCA), is a global web infrastructure and cloud company where dreamers, innovators and disruptors go to harness the untapped power of the Internet, to change the world for the better. Peer 1 makes this a reality with every interaction, using innovative technology to deliver an exceptionally responsive, reliable and secure hosting experience. The Peer 1 commitment, "where every interaction matters," represents the company’s dedication to powering human potential online, through its personal interactions and connections with customers, partners, people, resources and technology. For more information, visit:

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