Corus Entertainment announced Friday the appointment of Chris Pandoff as an executive vice-president and president of Corus Radio. Effective Dec. 1, Pandoff will be responsible for Corus’ radio stations and the division's interactive arm, called Corus Interactive and Integrated Solutions. Pandoff replaces Hal Blackadar, president of Corus Radio, who announced his retirement this year after a four-decade radio career. Pandoff has more than 25 years' radio experience in the industry, having held senior management positions in Corus’ Toronto and Vancouver markets. He has also served as vice-president of sales for the radio division and vice-president and general manager of Corus Radio Toronto and Hamilton. Pandoff has also worked for the National Advertising Benevolent Society (NABS) and the Bureau of Broadcast Measurement (BBM), having recently retired as chair of BBM Canada.