David McLennan appointed to the Board of the Canada Media Fund

Toronto, June 30, 2014 – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) announces the nomination of David McLennan to the CMF’s Board of Directors following the General Assembly held in Montreal, Wednesday.

David McLennan has more than 20 years’ experience as a senior business executive. He joined Sierra Wireless in 2004 as Chief Financial Officer and Secretary. Prior to that, David spent approximately 10 years in a variety of senior management positions within the Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE) group of companies.

He served with Bell Canada as Chief Financial Officer and with Bell ExpressVu initially as Chief Financial Officer and subsequently as President and Chief Operating Officer. David is a Chartered Financial Analyst, and earlier in his career he spent a number of years in the investment industry as a research analyst at Nesbitt Thomson.

He joins current CMF Board members: Alain Cousineau, Chair, Board of Directors; Cheryl Barker, Chair, Audit Committee; Glenn Wong, Chair, Governance and Human Resources Committee; Alison Clayton; Guy Fournier; and Rob Scarth.

CMF Board members are nominated by two member organizations: the Canadian Coalition for Cultural Expression (CCCE), representing Canada’s cable and satellite distributors and the Government of Canada, through Canadian Heritage.

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About the Canada Media Fund
The Canada Media Fund (CMF) fosters, develops, finances and promotes the production of Canadian content and applications for all audiovisual media platforms. The CMF guides Canadian content towards a competitive global environment by fostering industry innovation, rewarding success, enabling a diversity of voice and promoting access to content through public and private sector partnerships. Please visit www.cmf-fmc.ca.

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