Heather Conway was appointed Executive Vice-President of CBC/Radio-Canada’s English Services on September 26, 2013.
Ms. Conway is responsible for all aspects of CBC/Radio-Canada’s English-language services, which include CBC Radio One, CBC Radio 2, CBC Television, CBC News Network, CBC.ca, documentary and digital operations.
Before becoming a member of CBC/Radio-Canada’s Senior Executive Team, Ms. Conway was Chief Business Officer at the Art Gallery of Ontario, where she was in charge of human resources, digital services, marketing, and corporate and public affairs, among other things. Under her tenure, the Gallery saw its attendance increase by 20% and achieved its highest membership levels.
Previously, Ms. Conway had spent six years as Executive Vice-President at Alliance Atlantis Communications. There, she oversaw strategic marketing, publicity and on-air creative for 13 Canadian cable specialty channels, transformed the business model for digital channel distribution and increased subscription revenue. She later became Chief Executive Officer of Edelman Public Relations Canada. Earlier in her career, Ms. Conway held other senior management and consulting positions with TD Bank Financial Group, Hill & Knowlton and The Neville Group.
Ms. Conway has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Queen’s University and a Master of Arts in Industrial Relations from the University of Warwick, England.
In 2001, Ms. Conway received a Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 Award.