TORONTO, May 6 /CNW/ - S-VOX, Canada's leading provider of programming
content on spirituality, faith, personal growth and wellness, today announced
the departure of its Chief Operating Officer, Peter Miller, who has left the
company to pursue other opportunities.
Mr. Miller, a broadcasting professional with 20 years of industry
experience, joined S-VOX a year ago and successfully led the integration of
the former Rogers OMNI over-the air television stations in Vancouver and
Winnipeg (now known as Joytv), as well as key internal operations
restructuring efforts and strategic direction setting exercises.
Said S-VOX President and CEO Bill Roberts: "When I asked Peter Miller to
join S-VOX, I knew it wouldn't necessarily be for a long time, but I also knew
he would bring huge value. That he did. I want to acknowledge and thank Peter
for his contributions."
Said Mr. Miller: "It has been a privilege to serve Bill, the Board of
Directors of S-VOX and my friends and colleagues at the Company. I'm delighted
with the progress we made together in the last year, and leave knowing that
whatever the future brings, the company and its employees are ready and able
to embrace it."
In announcing Mr. Miller's departure, Mr. Roberts also announced interim
changes to the organization's executive management team.
Mark Prasuhn, S-VOX's Chief Content Officer, will serve as COO while
maintaining his existing responsibilities for content across all S-VOX
properties and platforms. Mr. Prasuhn was previously COO of S-VOX during the
period November 2001- May 2008.
Jane Macnaughton, Chief Financial Officer since 2001, will add
operational and strategic planning responsibilities to her portfolio,
including oversight of the organization's technical facilities. Ms.
Macnaughton handled these responsibilities previously in 2007-2008.
Terry E. Markus, General Counsel and Board Secretary for S-VOX, will be
promoted to the new role of Executive Vice-President and General Counsel, with
responsibility for legal, business affairs, and regulatory. She will also lead
certain key business development initiatives. Ms. Markus will join the
executive management team and will report directly to the CEO.
Said Mr. Roberts: "Looking forward, I have enormous confidence in the
talents of S-VOX's executive management team to drive the organization's
continuing success, and am proud to be leading that team."
S-VOX is a diversified multimedia enterprise that offers high-quality
television and digital content for individuals seeking spiritual awareness and
personal growth. S-VOX properties include: VisionTV, Canada's multi-faith and
multicultural television broadcaster, along with the digital television
service One: the Body, Mind & Spirit channel and the Joytv local stations in
Vancouver and Winnipeg.
For further information:
For further information: Media Contact: Gail Thomson, Director, Audience
Brand and Marketing, S-VOX, Phone (416) 216-6314, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org