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Former Alliance Atlantis CEO Phyllis Yaffe Joins Comweb Board of Directors

Paul Bronfman, Chairman/CEO of Comweb Corp. and William F. White International Inc. (Whites) has announced the appointment of Phyllis Yaffe to the Comweb/Whites Board of Directors, effective immediately.

“Phyllis Yaffe has been a powerful force behind the growth of the Canadian film and television industry for over three decades,” states Bronfman. “We are honoured that she has agreed to serve on our board and we believe that her unparalleled experience and contributions will be extremely valuable to our company’s future success.” 

“I am excited to be joining the Comweb Group and its talented board of directors,” said Yaffe. “I have tremendous respect for Paul and the other board members and I look forward to working with them.” 

Phyllis Yaffe is Chair of the Board of Directors of Cineplex Entertainment Corp. and Lead Director on the Board of Torstar Corporation. In 2007, Ms. Yaffe retired from the role of Chief Executive Officer of Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc., a position she held since 2005. In fact, since the 1980s, she has held numerous high-profile positions in Canada’s film and television industry including Chief Operating Officer of Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc. and Chief Executive Officer of Alliance Atlantis Broadcasting Inc.  Ms. Yaffe also serves on the Boards of Directors of Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation and Blue Ant Media, a privately held Canadian media company.

The Comweb Board members (in alphabetical order) are:

Paul Bronfman – Chairman/CEO, Comweb Corp. and William F. White International Inc.

Cyril Drabinsky – Vice Chairman, Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, Inc.

Laurence M. Geringer – Partner and Co-Chair, Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group, Dentons Canada LLP

Keith Mosley – Founder/Managing Director, Broadstone Partners Inc.

Bernie J. Nisker – Board Chairman, Mercatus Technologies Inc.

Munir Noorbhai – Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer, William F. White International Inc

Paul Roscorla – Executive Vice President/COO, William F. White International Inc. 

Jay Switzer – Past President & CEO, CHUM Ltd./Chairman & Co-Founder, HollywoodSuite

Phyllis Yaffe – Chair of the Board of Directors, Cineplex Entertainment Corp./Lead Director, Torstar Corporation

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Former Alliance Atlantis CEO Phyllis Yaffe Joins Comweb Board of Directors

Paul Bronfman, Chairman/CEO of Comweb Corp. and William F. White International Inc. (Whites) has announced the appointment of Phyllis Yaffe to the Comweb/Whites Board of Directors, effective immediately.

“Phyllis Yaffe has been a powerful force behind the growth of the Canadian film and television industry for over three decades,” states Bronfman. “We are honoured that she has agreed to serve on our board and we believe that her unparalleled experience and contributions will be extremely valuable to our company’s future success.” 

“I am excited to be joining the Comweb Group and its talented board of directors,” said Yaffe. “I have tremendous respect for Paul and the other board members and I look forward to working with them.” 

Phyllis Yaffe is Chair of the Board of Directors of Cineplex Entertainment Corp. and Lead Director on the Board of Torstar Corporation. In 2007, Ms. Yaffe retired from the role of Chief Executive Officer of Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc., a position she held since 2005. In fact, since the 1980s, she has held numerous high-profile positions in Canada’s film and television industry including Chief Operating Officer of Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc. and Chief Executive Officer of Alliance Atlantis Broadcasting Inc.  Ms. Yaffe also serves on the Boards of Directors of Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation and Blue Ant Media, a privately held Canadian media company.

The Comweb Board members (in alphabetical order) are:

Paul Bronfman – Chairman/CEO, Comweb Corp. and William F. White International Inc.

Cyril Drabinsky – Vice Chairman, Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, Inc.

Laurence M. Geringer – Partner and Co-Chair, Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group, Dentons Canada LLP

Keith Mosley – Founder/Managing Director, Broadstone Partners Inc.

Bernie J. Nisker – Board Chairman, Mercatus Technologies Inc.

Munir Noorbhai – Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer, William F. White International Inc

Paul Roscorla – Executive Vice President/COO, William F. White International Inc. 

Jay Switzer – Past President & CEO, CHUM Ltd./Chairman & Co-Founder, HollywoodSuite

Phyllis Yaffe – Chair of the Board of Directors, Cineplex Entertainment Corp./Lead Director, Torstar Corporation

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Former Alliance Atlantis CEO Phyllis Yaffe Joins Comweb Board of Directors

Paul Bronfman, Chairman/CEO of Comweb Corp. and William F. White International Inc. (Whites) has announced the appointment of Phyllis Yaffe to the Comweb/Whites Board of Directors, effective immediately.

“Phyllis Yaffe has been a powerful force behind the growth of the Canadian film and television industry for over three decades,” states Bronfman. “We are honoured that she has agreed to serve on our board and we believe that her unparalleled experience and contributions will be extremely valuable to our company’s future success.” 

“I am excited to be joining the Comweb Group and its talented board of directors,” said Yaffe. “I have tremendous respect for Paul and the other board members and I look forward to working with them.” 

Phyllis Yaffe is Chair of the Board of Directors of Cineplex Entertainment Corp. and Lead Director on the Board of Torstar Corporation. In 2007, Ms. Yaffe retired from the role of Chief Executive Officer of Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc., a position she held since 2005. In fact, since the 1980s, she has held numerous high-profile positions in Canada’s film and television industry including Chief Operating Officer of Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc. and Chief Executive Officer of Alliance Atlantis Broadcasting Inc.  Ms. Yaffe also serves on the Boards of Directors of Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation and Blue Ant Media, a privately held Canadian media company.

The Comweb Board members (in alphabetical order) are:

Paul Bronfman – Chairman/CEO, Comweb Corp. and William F. White International Inc.

Cyril Drabinsky – Vice Chairman, Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, Inc.

Laurence M. Geringer – Partner and Co-Chair, Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group, Dentons Canada LLP

Keith Mosley – Founder/Managing Director, Broadstone Partners Inc.

Bernie J. Nisker – Board Chairman, Mercatus Technologies Inc.

Munir Noorbhai – Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer, William F. White International Inc

Paul Roscorla – Executive Vice President/COO, William F. White International Inc. 

Jay Switzer – Past President & CEO, CHUM Ltd./Chairman & Co-Founder, HollywoodSuite

Phyllis Yaffe – Chair of the Board of Directors, Cineplex Entertainment Corp./Lead Director, Torstar Corporation

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