Executive Vice President, English Services, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Heather Conway joined CBC as Executive Vice-President of English Services in December 2013. Ms. Conway is responsible for all of CBC's services including CBC Television, CBC Radio One, CBC Radio 2, CBC News Network, CBC.ca, documentary and digital operations. Prior to joining CBC, Ms. Conway was Chief Business Officer at the Art Gallery of Ontario, where she was in charge of human resources, digital services, marketing, security and membership, among other things. Under her tenure, the Gallery saw its attendance increase by 20% and achieved its highest membership levels. Previously, Ms. Conway 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 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. Heather has been recognized as a Top 40 Under 40, and was named the 2017 Woman of the Year by Women in Communications and Technology.