Denise Arab appointed Director, Communications, at Telefilm Canada

    MONTREAL, April 23 /CNW Telbec/ - Telefilm Canada is pleased to announce
the appointment of Denise Arab to the position of Director, Communications,
effective May 25.
    Ms. Arab has worked for fifteen years at the Business Development Bank of
Canada, where she presently holds the position of Director, Public Relations
and Employee Communications at the Montréal office. She has also worked at
Canada Post.
    "On behalf of all of us at Telefilm I am very pleased to welcome Ms. Arab
to her new position as Director of Communications and look forward to her
participation on the Executive Management Committee" said Wayne Clarkson, the
Corporation's Executive Director. "Her expertise in management and
communications and her extensive national and regional experience will be
definite assets in carrying out our corporate plan."
    Originally from Halifax, Denise Arab holds a B.A. in Arts from Dalhousie
University and a B.A. in Journalism from King's College.
    In the course of her career, she has successfully taken on
communications-related responsibilities in areas including media relations,
internal communications, issue management, government relations and event
    Steve Flanagan will stay on as Interim Director, Communications until Ms.
Arab assumes her duties.

    Developing and promoting the Canadian audiovisual industry

    Telefilm Canada is a federal cultural agency dedicated to developing and
promoting the Canadian audiovisual industry. Telefilm provides financial
support to the private sector to create distinctively Canadian productions
that appeal to domestic and international audiences. The Corporation also
administers the funding programs of the Canadian Feature Film Fund, the
Canadian Television Fund and the Canada New Media Fund.

For further information:

For further information: Media enquiries: Alejandra Sosa, Communications
Officer and Press Attaché, (416) 973-6436, #2505, 1-800-463-4607,

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