Ploughman to become MediaCom Canada president and CEO
Amanda Ploughman will be promoted to president and chief executive officer of MediaCom Canada on Oct. 1. Ploughman joined the company's subsidiary MBS earlier this year from Initiative of New York, where she was executive vice-president of North American business development. She was president of Initiative Canada from 2002 to 2005. In addition, Sylvia Criger, Gloria Di Ioia, Maura Hanley, Karin Macpherson, Jeanne Northcote and Michele Pauchuk have been promoted to the position of managing director. They will function as the company's executive committee. Outgoing co-presidents and CEOs David Campbell and Doug Checkeris will remain with the company for a transition period of several months. Marilyn Dixon remains chief operating officer.