BCE Inc., Canada’s Largest Communications Company, Names Sean Cohan President, Bell Media and a BCE Executive Officer

by savoystaff

BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE) announced that Sean Cohan will assume leadership of Bell Media and join the BCE leadership team on November 1.

Sean joins Bell Media having spent decades in media and consumer businesses, including a 15-year tenure at A+E Networks ultimately in the role of President, International and Digital Media. He and his A+E teams are credited with driving global content, digital, and commercial transformation and notable growth across the business. Most recently, Sean was Chief Growth Officer & President at Nielsen, a global measurement and data analytics leader, where he directed strategy, corporate development, partnerships and all international teams and activities. He and his teams were responsible for significant innovation, growth, and change at this hundred-year-old company.

“I look forward to working with Sean as he leads the Bell Media team in delivering the most compelling content across every platform. Sean and his leadership team will be responsible for Bell Media’s portfolio of premier entertainment, news and information assets. These industry-leading platforms include CTV, Canada’s most watched network for 22 years; CTV News, Canada’s most watched news; TSN and RDS, the top English and French-language sports broadcasters in the country; and Crave, the leading Canadian-owned streaming platform,” said Mirko Bibic, President and CEO of BCE Inc. and Bell Canada

Sean is a purpose-driven leader who adopts a people-first management style and champions DEI causes. He enjoys partnering with content-makers, technologists, and business executives alike, and has a successful creative deal-making track record from commercial to M&A. Sean holds several Board positions, including the Banff World Media Festival since January 2016. In 2022, Savoy Magazine named him to both the Most Influential Black Corporate Directors and Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America.

Sean will also serve as an Executive Officer to BCE.

BCE is Canada’s largest communications company, providing advanced Bell broadband wireless, Internet, TV, media and business communications services.

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