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Corus names Doug Murphy EVP and GM of Corus Kids

Corus Entertainment, parent of Nelvana Enterprises, has shaken up its senior management team and named Nelvana president Doug Murphy, EVP and GM of Corus Kids.
July 23, 2008

Corus Entertainment, parent of Nelvana Enterprises, has shaken up its senior management team and named Nelvana president Doug Murphy, EVP and GM of Corus Kids.

In this role, Murphy will oversee all of the company’s kids business globally, including YTV, Treehouse, Discovery Kids, Nelvana, KidsCo, qubo and Kids Can Press and will report to president of Corus Television Paul Robertson.

On August 5, current GM of Corus Kids Scott Dyer assumes the role of chief technology officer for the company, reporting to president and CEO John Cassaday. Dyer will lead all of the company’s divisional and corporate technological undertakings and will have operational and strategic responsibility for hardware, software, personnel and technical resources for Corus’ core and new media platforms.

On September 2, Cassady takes on operating responsibility for Corus Radio, in addition to his role as president and CEO. The move comes in the wake of Corus Radio president John Hayes stepping down at the end of August.

About The Author
Gary Rusak is a freelance writer based in Toronto. He has covered the kids entertainment industry for the last decade with a special interest in licensing, retail and consumer products. You can reach him at garyrusak@gmail.com

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