Margaret O’Brien is an entertainment industry veteran with over 20 years as a senior executive in both corporate and operating roles. She has orchestrated a series of major growth initiatives, including $6 billion in successful corporate acquisitions and strategic investments, buy and sell side, across television, family and brands, film, digital and music, in Canada, the US and the UK.
She previously held several progressive positions at Entertainment One (eOne), most recently as Chief Corporate Development and Administration Officer. She currently offers consulting services to the entertainment industry, specializing in corporate development, operations, and mergers and acquisitions.
She has been recognized for her work in the film and television industry and was awarded the 2015 Crystal Award for Outstanding Achievement in Business from WIFT-T, as well as The Globe and Mail’s “Women who matter in English Canada as film and TV content creators and decision makers” 2013 Power List. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Western Ontario.
Corus Entertainment is a leading media and content company that develops and delivers high-quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world. Engaging audiences since 1999, the company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompass 33 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a suite of digital and streaming assets, animation software, technology and media services. Corus is an internationally-renowned content creator and distributor through Nelvana, a world-class animation studio expert in all formats and Corus Studios, a globally recognized producer of hit scripted and unscripted content. For more information visit www.corusent.com.