Corus names VP of sales

Gordon Lee has been promoted to the role, reporting to Doug Murphy.
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Corus Entertainment has announced the promotion of Gordon Lee to VP, head of affiliate sales.

Lee, who reports to Doug Murphy, executive VP and president, television, Corus Entertainment, most recently worked as director, content distribution, at the company. Prior to joining Corus in 2006, Lee managed affiliate relations for a number of satellite and media companies, according a release.

In his new role, Lee will oversee new platform strategies, champion product innovation and manage the company’s relationships with cable, satellite, telco partners and other distributors.

Shawn Praskey takes over as director, content distribution at the company. A replacement for Praskey’s current position of director, marketing affiliates, will be named Nov. 1.