Radio & Television

Ron Close new Pelmorex CEO, succeeds founder Pierre Morrissette

OAKVILLE, ON. – Pelmorex Media Inc., owner of The Weather Network and MétéoMédia, announced today that Ron Close has been appointed the company’s new president and CEO. Ron Close (right) takes over as Pelmorex president from company founder Pierre Morrissette. He replaces Pierre Morrissette, Pelmorex’s founder and controlling shareholder, who has been chairman and CEO since the company was created in 1989.  Morrissette will continue as the company’s executive chair. Close was selected by Morrissette to take over as Pelmorex president; the two have worked together on the transition for the past few years. “I have been planning a transition...

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