Canadian Magazine Industry News
30 June 2010,     TORONTO
Canadian Business Press nominates Board of Directors
Direct representatives of The Canadian Business Press gathered in Toronto recently for the organization's annual meeting. Members received the chairman's report, financial statements and elected three new directors.

New to the Board of Directors, which will serve for a 12-month period are MediaEDGE president Kevin Brown, Salon Communications Inc. president and publisher Laura Dunphy and IT World Canada Inc. circulation director Donni White.

Canadian Business Press chairman John Kerr told the crowd that although the organization is facing lower membership numbers thanks to the effects of the slowing economy it did enjoy increased participation in its KRW Awards program this year. 

The Directors for the next 12 months remain unchanged from 2009, they are:

John Kerr, Chief Executive Officer, Kerrwil Publications  Ltd., Toronto

1st Vice-Chair:

James O. Hall, President, Keith Communications Inc., Mississauga

2nd Vice-Chair:

Mark Vreugdenhil, Publisher, Newcom Business Media, Toronto

Past Chairman:
Alex Papanou, Vice-President, Business Information Group, Toronto

The Board of Director for the Canadian Business Press beginning June 29 are:

-Kevin Brown, President, MediaEDGE, Toronto
-Jeff Brownlee, Publisher, Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters, Toronto
-Bruce Creighton, President, Business Information Group, Toronto
-Laura Dunphy, President/Publisher, Salon Communications Inc., Toronto
-James O. Hall, President, Keith Communications Inc., Mississauga
-John W. Kerr Jr., Chief Executive Officer, Kerrwil Publications Ltd., Toronto
-Lee Ann Knudsen, Publisher, Landscape Ontario Horticultural Trades Association, Milton
-Terri Pavelic, Publisher, Promotive Communications, Aurora
-David McClung, President, Baxter Travel Media Inc., Toronto
-Alex Papanou, Vice-President Publishing, Business Information Group, Toronto
-Michael Swan, President, Swan-Erickson Publishing Inc., Oakville
-Mark Vreugdenhil, Publisher, Newcom Business Media, Toronto
-Doni White, Circulation Director, IT World Canada Inc., Toronto
-Bill Whitelaw, President, JuneWarren – Nickle’s Energy Group, Calgary

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