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Eric Ellenbogen in as DHX CEO

Media | 08/30/2019 2:54 pm EDT

DHX Media Ltd. announced Thursday night that Michael Donovan would step down as CEO of the Halifax-based media company, and Eric Ellenbogen will take over the role. Donovan will continue on as founding chair on the company’s board.  “Michael has played a significant role in building the Company into the global entertainment force it is today. We are pleased that he will remain on the Board,” DHX said in a statement.  Ellenbogen comes to DHX after some 30 years in the entertainment sector, according to the...

DHX sells portion of Peanuts to reduce debt

Media | 05/14/2018 5:00 pm EDT

Halifax-based DHX Media Inc. announced plans on Monday to sell some of its ownership of the Peanuts brand to Sony Corp., in a $237 million cash deal. The move comes only a year after DHX’s acquisition of Peanuts in May 2017. Sony will take over 49 per cent of DHX’s 80...

DHX’s CEO, CFO departures no surprise: analyst

Media | 02/26/2018 12:22 pm EST

Both Dana Landry, DHX Media Ltd.’s CEO, and CFO Keith Abriel are leaving the company, DHX said in a...

CanCon review panel announcement draws mixed reaction

Media | 06/28/2016 9:19 pm EDT

Heritage Canada’s announcement of an expert advisory panel for its review of Canadian content in a digital age, which includes representatives from a number of broadcasters, was met with both praise and...