Bell's Kevin Crull To Be COO of CTVglobemedia
October 6, 2010 at 9:08 AM (PT)
BELL RESIDENTIAL SERVICES Pres. KEVIN CRULL has been named COO of CTVGLOBEMEDIA INC., effective JANUARY 1st. CRULL will report to CTVGLOBEMEDIA Pres./CEO and CTV INC. CEO IVAN FECAN; After BELL completes its acquisition of CTV, FECAN will retire and CRULL will add the Presidency of CTV to his duties.
"KEVIN CRULL has a great reputation as a seasoned executive leader and innovator in Canadian communications and is well regarded in the industry for his deep understanding of both digital and conventional media," said FECAN. "By building industry-leading distribution and delivering world-class content to Canadians when, where and how they want it, he has built BELL's TV, broadband and online portal businesses into digital media leaders. I am very pleased to bring KEVIN's proven strategic and operational expertise to CTVGLOBEMEDIA."
"I'm thrilled to be joining the world-class leadership team at CTVGLOBEMEDIA. We have a game-changing opportunity ahead to deliver media properties across multiple platforms as technology and viewer appetites evolve," said CRULL. "Combining BELL's network and service assets with CANADA's leading media company represents a unique opportunity to lead the rapidly evolving media landscape to make entertainment more engaging, more accessible and more relevant for all customers."
CTVGLOBEMEDIA owns CHUM RADIO, which operates 34 stations across CANADA.