11/05/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/05/2018 11:34

Nov. 5, 2018 Heather Conway announces departure from CBC/Radio-Canada More

Heather Conway, Executive Vice President of CBC, has announced her departure from the public broadcaster to pursue other opportunities. She will remain in her role until December 7, 2018.

'Heather has been instrumental in spearheading CBC's digital transformation on all of our platforms and across all genres, helping us meet our goal of doubling our digital reach, two years ahead of schedule.' said Catherine Tait, President and CEO, CBC/Radio-Canada. ' She has been passionate about reflecting Canadian diversity in our content, ensuring that it is more distinctly and identifiably Canadian.'

'It has been a privilege to serve Canadians and Canadian creators and to lead the incredible public broadcasters who work at CBC. The experience and the CBC will be with me always, as the CBC always has been and should always be for all of us,' said Heather Conway.

'I am thinking about next steps in terms of how I will go about filling this very important position. In the meantime I look forward to continuing to work with Heather and her team over the next month to ensure a smooth transition,' concluded Tait.