CORUS ENTERTAINMENT APPOINTS JENNIFER LEE AS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL COUNSEL
For Immediate Release
TORONTO, September 14, 2021 – Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX:CJR.B) (“Corus Entertainment”) announced today the appointment of Jennifer (Jenn) Lee as Executive Vice President and General Counsel effective September 14, 2021.
Joining the Corus Entertainment Executive Leadership Team, Jenn Lee brings close to 20 years of legal experience with deep public company expertise in a regulated industry. Lee began her career at the law firm Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, working with a broad span of accounts, including media and entertainment clients where she was involved with CanWest Global’s acquisition of Alliance Atlantis and various transactions for Entertainment One.
“We are excited to welcome Jenn to the Corus team as we embark on a new fiscal year and successfully deliver on our strategic plan” said Doug Murphy, President and CEO, Corus Entertainment. “I am confident Jenn’s legal and governance expertise, wealth of knowledge and experience are an ideal fit for our company as we position Corus for growth in the years ahead.”
During more than a decade at TD Bank Group, Lee held a number of progressive executive positions in Legal, Risk, Marketing and the Innovation, Technology and Shared Services segment. She possesses deep expertise in public company, securities and M&A legal matters along with extensive risk and regulatory experience with oversight of a diverse breadth of portfolios including shareholder relations and operational risk. Lee also has experience with environmental and social governance, including climate and emerging risks. Lee has been recognized for her Corporate Governance work and as a Leading Lawyer under 40 by Lexpert.
Lee will also assume the role of Corporate Secretary.
About Corus Entertainment Inc.
Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that develops and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world. Engaging audiences since 1999, the company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompass 33 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a suite of digital and streaming assets, animation software, technology and media services. Corus is an internationally-renowned content creator and distributor through Nelvana, a world class animation studio expert in all formats and Corus Studios, a globally recognized producer of hit scripted and unscripted content. The company also owns innovative full-service social digital agency so.da, lifestyle entertainment company Kin Canada, leading 2D animation software supplier Toon Boom and children’s book publishing house, Kids Can Press. Corus’ roster of premium brands includes Global Television, W Network, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY®, Showcase, Adult Swim, National Geographic, Disney Channel Canada, YTV, Global News, Globalnews.ca, Q107, Country 105, and CFOX, along with broadly distributed Canadian streaming platforms STACKTV, Nick+, the Global TV App and Curiouscast. For more information visit www.corusent.com.
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