The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences & Music Education Charity
of Canada announces 2009-2010 Officers and Board of Directors

TORONTO, Sept. 30 /CNW/ - The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and the Music Education Charity of Canada (MusiCounts) announced today its 2009-2010 Officers, Board of Directors and incoming Chair following its Annual General Meeting.

CARAS and MusiCounts announced the appointment of Ed Robinson as Chair to the Board of Directors. With a long and distinguished career in the Canadian television industry, including many years of association with the JUNO Awards at both CTV and CBC, Robinson brings to CARAS a wealth of knowledge and experience. Robinson recently retired from CTV where he was the Executive Vice-President for Programming, as well as President and General Manager of The Comedy Network and SPACE: The Imagination Station. His career in entertainment began at CBC Television in 1980 as Deputy Creative Head for their Arts, Music, Science and Variety Department.

In a related announcement, Melanie Berry, President, has been promoted to the title of President & CEO of The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and the Music Education Charity of Canada (MusiCounts).

To view the entire release, please visit www.junoawards.ca

SOURCE Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences

For further information: For further information: Media Contact: Chris McDowall, Holmes Creative Communications, (416) 628-5648, cmcdowall@hccink.com


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