Corus EVP/CFO Tom Peddie To Retire, John Gossling Joining As His Replacement
June 8, 2016 at 4:58 AM (PT)
CORUS ENTERTAINMENT EVP/CFO TOM PEDDIE has announced his retirement from the company. PEDDIE, who will retire at the end of AUGUST, will be replaced by former TELUS CFO JOHN GOSSLING, who will join CORUS on JULY 4th, based in TORONTO.
"TOM is a very talented finance executive and business leader," said President and Chief Executive Officer DOUG MURPHY. "Throughout his distinguished career at CORUS, he has consistently delivered exceptional financial leadership and valued strategic input as we have grown the business. I was privileged to have the opportunity to work with him, and wish TOM and his family the very best in the years to come."
"I am thrilled that we are able to appoint a finance executive of JOHN GOSSLING's caliber to succeed TOM," added MURPHY. "JOHN's proven experience in large, complex, fast-paced organizations along with his collaborative leadership approach will ensure a seamless transition as we embark on the next phase in our journey."
"I am excited about joining CORUS at this historic point in the company's evolution," said GOSSLING. "The recent acquisition of SHAW MEDIA, CORUS' industry leading brands and its growth-oriented strategy are strong building blocks for long-term success."