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John Murphy appointed as Corus Television president

Corus Entertainment Inc. has announced the appointment of Doug Murphy as president, Corus Television. Murphy was most recently EVP/GM of Corus Kids and president of Corus-owned animation and entertainment company Nelvana.
May 3, 2010

Corus Entertainment Inc. has announced the appointment of Doug Murphy as president, Corus Television. Murphy was most recently EVP/GM of Corus Kids and president of Corus-owned animation/entertainment company Nelvana. Prior to that position, he headed up Nelvana’s international distribution arm, Nelvana Enterprises. ‘Doug is an outstanding executive with a proven track record for building strong teams and great brands. Since joining Corus he has consistently delivered superior business results,’ said John Cassaday, president and CEO of Corus Entertainment, to whom Murphy will report. ‘Doug’s predecessor, Paul Robertson, assembled a stellar team and a powerhouse portfolio of brands which will grow and prosper under Doug’s leadership.’

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