JEAN C. MONTY APPOINTED CHAIRMAN OF BCE

TORONTO, Ontario, April 26 /CNW-PRN/ - BCE Inc. announced today that its

Board of Directors has appointed Jean C. Monty as Chairman of the Board

following the BCE Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders held here today.

Apr 26, 2000, 01:00 ET from Mr. Monty is also Chief Executive Officer of the company.

Mr. Monty is also Chief Executive Officer of the company.