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Corus Reshuffles Kids' Staff

Toronto-based Corus Entertainment is integrating its children's divisions, including Corus Kids, Nelvana Enterprises, Nelvana Studio and Kids Can Press. The restructured team will be led by Doug Murphy, president of Nelvana and executive vice president an

April 6, 2018

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Toronto-based Corus Entertainment is integrating its children's divisions, including Corus Kids, Nelvana Enterprises, Nelvana Studio and Kids Can Press. The restructured team will be led by Doug Murphy, president of Nelvana and executive vice president and general manager of Corus Kids.

The staffing reassignments include the following:

  • Dale Hancocks' role will expand as senior vice president, operations and associate general counsel for Corus Kids and Nelvana Enterprises. He will continue to manage rights clearance and permissions, as well as supervise Corus' qubo and KidsCo, and continue his responsibility with Kids Can Press.

  • Jocelyn Hamilton has been assigned as vice president of programming and production for Corus Kids and will be responsible for YTV ratings.

  • Colin Bohm has been appointed to the newly created position of vice president and managing director for Nelvana Enterprises, where he will lead the staff in global broadcast sales, home entertainment and merchandise licensing.

  • Lynn Chadwick, vice president of worldwide sales and distribution, will grow the sales and distribution for Corus Kids, including the partnership with Teletoon.

  • Peter Maule, vice president of worldwide home entertainment and digital media, will expand his role into account planning with other Corus Kids sales executives.

  • Mark Northwood, vice president of worldwide licensing, is responsible for product licensing and seeking new partnerships for the company's core brands, such as Babar, Bakugan and The Backyardigans.

  • Jane Harrison, vice president and associate general counsel, will manage Corus Kids legal affairs.

  • Laura Baehr will broaden her role as vice president of marketing for Corus Kids and Nelvana Enterprises.

  • Irene Weibel, vice president of international development for Corus Kids, is responsible for finding content and maintaining co-production partnerships with other territories.

  • John Cvecich has been appointed to the newly created role director of Treehouse, where he will oversee Corus Kids' Treehouse brand and find new partnership endeavors.

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