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Company Overview of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Company Overview

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation provides radio, television, and digital services in Canada. The company operates radio channels comprising ICI Radio-Canada Première for news and current affairs, arts, and social issues; ICI Musique, ICI Musique Chansons, CBC Radio 2, CBC Radio 3, CBC Music Sonica, and ICI Musique FrancoCountry that offer music programs; and CBC Radio One for news, documentaries, and current affairs and arts. It also operates ICI Radio-Canada Télé for news, entertainment, drama, and current affair programs; ICI RDI for news; ICI ARTV for cultural content; ICI EXPLORA for science, environment, nature, and health content; CBC Television for news, information, sports, and ente...

Station C

P.O. Box 3220

Ottawa, ON K1Y 1E4






Key Executives for Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Age: 61
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Vice-President of Legal Services, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Executive Vice-President of Media Technology and Infrastructure Services
Executive Vice-President of English Services
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Key Developments

CBC/Radio-Canada Announces Board Changes

Former journalist Tom Clark will chair a new committee recommending candidates to be appointed to the board of directors of CBC/Radio-Canada, as the Liberal government tries to confront accusations of partisan bias in the oversight of the public broadcaster. Committee members will serve a six-month unpaid term, during which they will compile at least three names of potential candidates for each available position on the CBC board. The second term of CBC's president and CEO Hubert Lacroix expires at the end of the year. The board chair RÃmi Racine, term expires June 20, 2017.

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Signs Agreement with Cxense

an agreement with Cxense for use of data management and personalization software. CBC/Radio-Canada provides content across various channels including radio, television, digital media and mobile. The company has since it was established in 1936 been a key source of news, information and entertainment for the Canadian people, a position which is reflected in it being one of the strongest media brands in the country. CBC/Radio-Canada will use the Cxense software for audience and content analytics and for a site search solution.

CBC/Radio-Canada Announces Executive Changes

CBC/Radio-Canada announced the appointment of Michel Bissonnette as Executive Vice-President of Radio-Canada. He takes over from Louis Lalande, who is retiring in January. Michel Bissonnette has extensive experience in the media industry and cultural sector at large, of which Radio-Canada is a key driver. Second, he brings solid knowledge of Radio-Canada’s programming and platforms. And lastly, his innovative, entrepreneurial spirit, coupled with his proven ability to lead and grow his business over the years, will allow him to maintain momentum of the public broadcaster’s transformation. Radio-Canada and the central role it should play in society. Mr. Bissonnette informed Zone3 that he would be leaving the company on November 4, 2016. He takes up his new position on January 9 and will spend the next two months preparing for his arrival at Radio-Canada.

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