Bell Media hires former Universal Music Canada CEO Randy Lennox to head

TORONTO — Bell Media has named former Universal Music Canada executive Randy Lennox as president of entertainment production and broadcasting, a new position responsible for a wide range of television, digital and radio operations.Lennox has 25 years experience in the entertainment industry, including as president and CEO of Universal Music.The announcement was made by Bell Media’s new president, Mary Ann Turcke, who has been in the job since April.Bell Media also announced several other changes in management, including the departure of Phil King, who was president of CTV and sports and entertainment programming.Charles Benoit, president of television and radio for Quebec; Chris Gordon, president of radio and local TV; and Adam Ashton, senior vice president for English TV and business operations, have also left the company.Bell Media said Lennox was not available for an interview Tuesday and the company would not be commenting on the changes.In April, Turcke replaced Kevin Crull, who sparked widespread criticism for demanding CTV journalists limit airtime given to an announcement by Jean-Pierre Blais, chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission.The Canadian PressBell Media’s Kevin Crull stepping down as president effective immediatelySprint hires former Bell Media president Kevin Crull to head marketingBell Media’s CraveTV announces four new distributors including in Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories

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