Company runs Banff TV fest, nextMEDIA

TORONTO — Achilles Media, which produces the Banff World Television Festival and the in-tandem nextMEDIA conference, has promoted three execs within the organization, the company’s CEO Robert Montgomery announced Friday.

Former VP of digital media and nextMEDIA director Mark Greenspan is now Achilles’ COO, and will oversee day-to-day operations and support the creation of new platforms for knowledge share.

Ferne Cohen is the Banff fest’s new executive director and Achilles’ VP of entertainment, and will now helm the festival as well as Achilles’ television events, including the History Makers conference.

As VP of business development and exec director of digital media and innovation, Jory Groberman will helm nextMEDIA programming and the Canadian Innovation Exchange.

The Banff World Television Festival, a leading event for media content production and distribution and industry networking, takes place June 12-15 in Banff, Canada.

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