New COO at Postmedia
Postmedia Network Canada of Toronto has promoted Mary Anne Lavallee to the position of executive vice-president and chief operating officer. She joined the company in 2014 as vice-president of advertising sales operations. She became senior vice-president of reader sales and commercial operations in 2016. Lavallee was previously head of financial planning at BlackBerry. She has also worked at DALSA and KPMG Canada.
“Since joining the company in 2014, Mary Anne has been instrumental in driving our transformational strategy,” said Andrew MacLeod, president and CEO of Postmedia. “Mary Anne brings strong business acumen, rigor and discipline and most importantly is a player-coach who inspires her teams with a clear focus on our strategic objectives.”