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McKeen to head Bell Aliant after BCE completes privatization; company announces $2.1B regional investment


MONTRÉAL and HALIFAX – BCE has tapped Dan McKeen as its new Atlantic regional leader after completing the privatization and integration of Bell Aliant into its national operations on Monday.The former EastLink co-CEO (pictured) joined Bell Aliant in 2010 as SVP of customer solutions in charge of marketing, sales and customer contact centres.  McKeen will lead Bell's Atlantic presence from the Halifax headquarters of Bell Aliant in the newly created positions of vice chair, Bell Aliant and senior vice president, Residential Services, Bell Aliant.BCE added that the $3.95B transaction to privatize Bell Aliant has formally closed now that it has...