Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana is boosting its senior management team with three additions to its Marketing, Licensing, and Retail divisions. Peter Crighton has been hired as director, Marketing, where he will oversee Nelvana’s consumer and trade marketing. Kelly Elwood has been appointed to director, Retail, where she will lead all of Nelvana’s retail executions. Tonya Lindo has been named director, Licensing, North America. Lindo is charged with the company’s licensing activities in the U.S. and Canada. Crighton, Elwood, and Lindo will all report to Nelvana’s head Pam Westman.
At Passion Distribution, senior sales manager Nick Tanner has been promoted to head of Sales, where he will drive and execute the sales strategy across Passion’s portfolio. Tanner became part of Passion through a merger with Mentorn International in 2012.