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Tapp tapped as new CEO for Cineflix Rights

International factual content producer and distributor Cineflix has appointed Canadian media veteran Stephen Tapp as CEO of Cineflix Rights, to be based in the company's Toronto office.
September 10, 2009

International factual content producer and distributor Cineflix has appointed Canadian media veteran Stephen Tapp as CEO of Cineflix Rights, to be based in the company’s Toronto office.

Tapp will be tasked with creating and managing international growth strategy for the company’s intellectual property. Most recently, he was CEO of Hercules Media Group, which provided investment, start-up and growth strategies for media companies. Prior to that position, he was president and COO of XM Satellite Radio Canada. He had also spent eight years in senior leadership roles at Chum Limited Canada, including a stint as VP/GM of ChumCity International and a management role with CityTV.

‘Stephen’s experience in all facets of broadcasting, distribution and new technology, in addition to his strong entrepreneurial spirit, make him a great hire for Cineflix,’ said Glen Salzman, CEO, Cineflix. ‘He is the right person to maximize the value of Cineflix’s content worldwide, across traditional and new platforms. We are delighted to have Stephen join our team as we continue on a fast track to significant growth.’

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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