Canamedia names McGowan VP global sales, acquisitions

Bill McGowan, a current member of Canamedia parent company Magic Lantern Media's senior management team, will be charged with advancing the company's overall reach in digital and non-theatrical markets.
March 18, 2013

Toronto-based broadcast distribution and production company Canamedia has appointed Bill McGowan as VP global sales and acquisitions.

“Bill’s experience with content distribution in North American and international markets, together with his excellent producer relationships developed over many years, will help drive our Canamedia division forward,” said Magic Lantern Media president Doug Connolly in a statement.

McGowan is a current member of the Magic Lantern Media senior management team, and has led the company’s growth in new digital markets, online delivery and opened non-theatrical markets for Canamedia producers, the company said. In his new role, McGowan will advance the company’s overall reach.

Canamedia, a division of Magic Lantern Media, produces and distributes lifestyle, factual, entertainment, travel, adventure, outdoor and documentary programming.



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