Corus Entertainment announced the appointment of Garry McKenzie, Regional General Manager for Corus Radio Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg, effective April 2, 2012. In his new role, Garry will provide leadership, strategic direction and vision to Corus Radio’s three markets, bringing over 20 years of solid operating experience, a strong sales and marketing background and results-driven success to 10 radio stations. Most recently, Garry was General Manager, Corus Radio Vancouver, and prior to that, General Manager, Corus Radio Calgary. Before joining Corus, Garry was Vice President, Marketing and Sales for the Calgary Flames and has also held various marketing and sales management positions with Unilever Canada and General Foods.
Garry’s history managing top-market stations, delivering strong results and successfully growing revenue will be of tremendous value to our Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg broadcast operations,” said Chris Pandoff, Executive Vice President and President, Corus Radio. “Radio stations that were under Garry’s leadership consistently experienced continued growth from both an audience and client perspective.
Corus Entertainment Inc. is a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty television and radio with additional assets in pay television, television broadcasting, children’s book publishing and children’s animation. The Company’s multimedia entertainment brands include YTV, Treehouse, Nickelodeon (Canada), W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada), CosmoTV, Sundance Channel (Canada), Movie Central, HBO Canada, Nelvana, Kids Can Press and radio stations including CKNW AM 980, 99.3 The FOX, Country 105, 630 CHED, Q107 and 102.1 the Edge. Corus creates engaging branded entertainment experiences for its audiences across multiple platforms. A publicly traded company, Corus is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (CJR.B). Experience Corus on the web at www.corusent.com.