More shakeups at Bell Media

The company has let go of six executives, added a new sales VP and promoted three, in the latest round of staff changes.

A second round of executive restructuring hit Bell Media today, weeks after a shuffle at the company’s top ranks in August.

The company announced the addition of Mark Finney as its VP of strategic sales, leading the merged sales groups of English and French-language sales marketing, brand partnerships and Bell Media Mix. Finney comes to Bell Media from the Star Media Group, where he worked as a VP.

Also confirmed today were the departure of six executives, including Lesley Conway, SVP of Bell Media Sales for English Canada and Gianni Di Iorio, VP, research and revenue management.

Longtime Discovery Channel president and GM Paul Lewis is also leaving the company, as is Paul Rogers, SVP of CTV News Toronto and Mario Clément VP of content, Québec. Erin Sinyard, VP of finance, reporting, planning and capital, was also let go.

Pierre Rodrigue, formerly VP, communications, marketing and industry relations, has left Bell Media to become VP, industry relations, Bell.

Promoted in today’s restructuring was Jeff Hersh, who moves from director of strategy and business development to VP of strategy, revenue management and research.

David Corey has been promoted from VP, English radio programming to VP of programming, Bell Media Radio and Nanci MacLean has moved from VP of Bell Media production to VP of in-house production.

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