BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Limited

BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Limited

March 26, 2010 16:36 ET

BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Limited Announces Changes to the Board of Directors

RICHMOND HILL, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 26, 2010) - BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Limited of Richmond Hill, Ontario (TSX VENTURE:BFS) announced today changes to the company's Board of Directors. Effective March 26, 2010, Mark Zeilstra has retired from the BFS Board of Directors. Also effective March 26, 2010, subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval, Michael McGee was appointed as an independent director of BFS and will serve on the Audit and Compensation Committees.

Michael McGee has over twenty years investing experience managing direct investments in private and public companies in various stages and industries. Michael started his banking career in Toronto and moved to Calgary in 1997 to establish the Western Canadian office of Bank of Montreal Capital Corporation. Michael was also a Vice President and Director of Toronto Dominion Bank Capital, Executive Vice President – Investments for Cavendish Investing Ltd. and currently, is Managing Director – Investments for Werklund Group. Michael has a Master of Science in Finance degree from Loyola, Maryland and an undergraduate degree from the University of Western Ontario.

BFS is a recognised independent manufacturer and distributor of home video with head office in Toronto, Ontario.

BFS acquires exclusive rights to film and television programming for home video distribution and broadcast where applicable. Distribution rights are obtained by license, acquisition and co-production from various independent production and television broadcast companies. These programming rights are developed into home video products for North American distribution and where applicable, are licensed internationally.

Programming includes classic dramas, mystery, comedy, sports, documentaries and health and wellness and is sold under the BFS Video, American Home Treasures and Bodhi Lifestyle™ brands. North American distribution is through national retailers, distributors, mail order companies and BFS' direct to consumer division. BFS' strategy is to continue to acquire new programming and to expand its proprietary programme development, international distribution and direct to consumer delivery.

Contact Information

  • BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Limited
    Denis B.E. Donnelly
    Chairman and CEO
    (905) 884-2323
    (905) 884-8292 (FAX)