New president and CEO at Pelmorex Media
Pelmorex Media of Oakville, ON, has appointed Ron Close to the position of president and chief executive officer. He was most recently the executive entrepreneur-in-residence at The Richard Ivey School of Business. He was previously president of Bell New Ventures and CEO of Netcom Canada. Close has been working for Pelmorex as an advisor for two years. Outgoing CEO and company founder Pierre Morrissette remains executive chairman of the board. Pelmorex is the parent company of The Weather Network, MétéoMédia, Travelers Network, Beat The Traffic and Eltiempo.es.