Insight Productions Announces Key Executive Promotion

TORONTO, March 19, 2014 /CNW/ - John Brunton, Chairman and CEO, Insight Productions, is pleased to announce a major addition to the core team at Canada's foremost production company.

Effective immediately, Susy Papais assumes the role of Vice President, Finance, and will oversee the day-to-day financial operations for both corporate and production accounting. Papais will also help with a variety of growth initiatives and many upcoming new opportunities at the bustling production company, a role she is eager to tackle.

"I'm really excited to be a part of the Insight family as I knew that production would be the next natural move for me," said Papais. "Insight's reputation is unparalleled in the industry and I'm delighted to be part of such a smart, creative, entrepreneurial team!"

Papais has a well rounded history working in television and media, starting in 2001 at Alliance Atlantis, with stints from 2002-2007 at Rogers Broadcasting (Radio) and Corus Radio, and most recently as Director of Finance at TELETOON.   

"Susy brings an experienced, watchful eye and great energy to this role," said Barbara Bowlby, President & COO, Insight Productions. "She has extensive working knowledge with all facets of TV in Canada, which is imperative for this position, and we are thrilled to be working with her on all of our exciting projects on-air, in production and in development."

About Insight Productions
Insight Production Company Ltd, headed by John Brunton & Barbara Bowlby has become an industry leader in the creative development, financing and production of highly rated television programs and cutting edge multiplatform content for the global market in every genre. Since 1979, it has been recognized for its reputation for quality as the recipient of numerous international awards, including multiple Gemini's. The company has created thousands of hours of groundbreaking television that continues to be broadcast over major networks worldwide. Insight was honoured to be named 2013 TV Producer of the Year by Playback Magazine.  Recent hits include The Amazing Race Canada, Big Brother Canada, Top Chef Canada, Never Ever Do This At Home, The JUNO Awards and Intervention Canada; Insight's original formats include Battle of the Blades, Canada Sings and Joke or Choke.  For more information visit

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