Michael McEwen was named director general of the North American Broadcasters Association.
“NABA President Robert Briskman made the announcement in New York … on behalf of the organization’s board of directors, noting McEwen’s distinguished career with Canadian Broadcaster CBC, where he was senior vice president until 1997,” according to a release.
The association also noted his involvement as a past director, president and secretary general of NABA, and his involvement in technologies such as the Digital HD television in Canada.
McEwen is chair of the Global Broadcast Summit, which will take place in London later this year. He is former director and chairman of consultancy Media Asset Capital.
NABA members are network broadcasters in the United States, Mexico and Canada.