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Phyllis Yaffe gets diplomatic appointment

Media | 07/19/2016 5:26 pm EDT

Former media executive Phyllis Yaffe has been named to a new diplomatic post. Yaffe was named as the new consul general for the United States, stationed in in New York, among the 26 appointments announced Tuesday by the federal government. “A former board member of Astral Media, for many years she served as a senior officer, and ultimately as chief executive officer, of Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc.,” said biographical information accompanying the announcement. “At Alliance Atlantis, Ms. Yaffe oversaw worldwide operations, including Canadian...