MONTREAL — Richard Paradis has been named president of the Canadian Assn. of Film Distributors and Exporters.The appointment was announced by the association’s co-chairmen, Motion Intl. prexy Stephen Greenberg and Alliance Releasing prexy Victor Loewy. Paradis takes over immediately following the exit of Dan Johnson. Paradis is a well-known consultant in the Canadian film and TV industryand he has worked as a policy adviser with the federal and Quebec communications departments. Members of the association are Alliance Releasing, CFP Distribution, Cineplex Odeon Films, Malofilm Distribution, Film Tonic, Norstar Releasing, and TSC Film Distribution.