Doug Murphy Takes Over As Pres./CEO At Corus, Mario Cecchini Named President Of Corus Radio
March 31, 2015 at 7:39 PM (PT)
As previously announced, DOUG MURPHY took over the reins at CORUS ENTERTAINMENT INC. on MONDAY (3/30), assuming the role of Pres./CEO from the retiring JOHN CASSADAY. MURPHY previously served as EVP/COO of the company, overseeing the radio and television divisions of the Canadian media and entertainment giant.
Exec. Chair HEATHER SHAW said, "We want to thank JOHN for his leadership and for helping to build CORUS into the internationally respected and innovative media and entertainment company it is today. We are confident that DOUG, who has been with CORUS for over a decade, will continue to build on the company's success going forward."
Mario Cecchini Upped To Corus Radio President
In addition, CORUS has upped President of CORUS MÉDIA MARIO CECCHINI as President of CORUS RADIO. CECCHINI has served as VP of CORUS QUEBEC, SVP Sales and Marketing of ASTRAL RADIO, President/COO of ZOOM MEDIA, and EVP of TELEMEDIA RADIO ONTARIO.
MURPHY said, “With over 25 years in the radio business, MARIO’s deep knowledge, experience and leadership abilities, combined with his focus on building great brands, will serve our Radio division well as we continue to evolve and adapt our business to the changing needs and listening habits of our listeners. We look forward to MARIO leading the charge to grow our ratings and ensure that our radio stations continue to lead in their respective markets.”