• Darren Throop Chief Executive Officer

    Darren Throop

    Chief Executive Officer

    Darren has over 20 years of executive management experience in the entertainment industry. Darren has been Chief Executive Officer of Entertainment One since July 2003 and has been part of the Group since 1999. Previously, Darren was the owner of Urban Sound Exchange between 1991 and 1999 when it was acquired by the Group. He was appointed a non-executive director of IMAX Corporation on 1 June 2015.

  • Allan Leighton Non-executive director and chairman

    Allan Leighton

    Non-executive director and chairman

    Allan is currently Chair of the Co-operative Group and Deputy Chairman of Pandora A/S, a £1 billion turnover jewelry retailer listed on the NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen Stock Exchange.  In addition he is Chairman of Matalan Retail Ltd. and the Canal River Trust.  Previously, he has held a wide range of public and private company roles including CEO at ASDA,  Chairman of Royal Mail and Lastminute.com, Non-Executive Director of British Sky Broadcasting plc, Dyson Ltd and Bighams Limited and Deputy Chairman of Selfridge & Co Limited.  He is also a former President and Deputy Chairman of Loblaw Companies Limited and Deputy Chairman of George Weston Limited.

  • Ronald Atkey  Non-executive director

    Ronald Atkey

    Non-executive director

    Ron is a lawyer who until 2007 had been a partner at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP in Toronto for over thirty years. He has extensive experience in government regulation of Canadian cultural industries and corporate transactions in the arts, entertainment and media sectors. In 1984, Ron was appointed by the federal government as the first Chair of the Security Intelligence Review Committee and remains active in the security intelligence field both as a university professor and in other public roles. He served as a Member of the Canadian Parliament for two terms between 1972 and 1980 and was appointed Minister of Employment and Immigration from 1979 to 1980.

  • Scott Lawrence Non-Executive director

    Scott Lawrence

    Non-Executive director
    Scott is currently Managing Director and Head of Relationship Investments at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), responsible for leading a team that makes significant minority investments in public companies with superior long term prospects.  Previously, Scott was a Senior Principal in CPPIB’s Private Investments department, an investment professional at Onex Corporation and held various positions in both finance and operations at GE Capital Real Estate and GE Plastics. Scott is a certified member of the Canadian Institute of Corporate Directors.  He currently serves on the boards of TORC Oil & Gas Ltd. and 21st Century Oncology.
  • Mark Opzoomer Senior non-executive director

    Mark Opzoomer

    Senior non-executive director
    Mark has extensive knowledge of internet, communications and media markets in many different countries and 25 years of corporate operating and deal-making experience. Mark is currently a partner in Bond Capital Partners, Non-Executive Chairman of Somo Global Ltd, a Non-Executive Director of Blinkx plc and non-exec active Chariman. Previous Non-Executive Directorships include Web Reservations International Limited, Newbay Software Limited, Autonomy plc and Miva Inc. Previous operating experience includes Chief Executive Officer of Rambler Media Ltd, Regional Vice-President of Yahoo! Europe, Deputy Chief Executive of Hodder Headline, Commercial and Financial Director of Sega Europe Ltd and Commercial Director of Virgin Communications Ltd. Mark qualified as a chartered accountant through the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, and has an MBA from IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland.

  • Mitzi Reaugh Non-executive director

    Mitzi Reaugh

    Non-executive director
    Mitzi is an experienced digital media executive with previous roles at top companies including NBC Universal, Hulu, Miramax, The Chernin Group, and McKinsey & Company.  Her industry experience includes management and business development leadership roles across emerging technology and digital media.  Mitzi is currently a director of Harmonic (Nasdaq: HLIT), a leading video infrastructure provider, and the Head of Corporate Strategy for Jaunt VR.
  • Linda Robinson Non-executive director

    Linda Robinson

    Non-executive director
    Linda is a lawyer and retired partner of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, a leading Canadian law firm, and former Chair of the firm’s National Business Law Department. At Osler her practice focused on mergers and acquisitions. Her industry experience includes broadcasting, publishing and entertainment and she has been a Director of a number of companies, both public and private. She is currently a Director and Chair of Infrastructure Ontario, a crown corporation delivering and managing public sector initiatives, and a Director of Women Lawyers Joining Hands, a not- for-profit engaged in gender equality initiatives.