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Murphy takes the helm at Corus

TORONTO - Doug Murphy officially assumed the role of president and CEO Corus Entertainment on Monday, replacing the retiring John Cassaday.Murphy, pictured, joined Corus in 2003 and has held numerous senior management positions at the company, most recently as EVP and COO with responsibility for the company’s television and radio divisions.  Previously, he was EVP and president of Corus Television; EVP and GM of Corus Kids; and president of Nelvana and Nelvana Enterprises.  Before joining Corus, Murphy spent 10 years with the Walt Disney Company in a variety of senior executive positions in Canada, the United States and Japan.As