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Birth NameDenise A. Donlon

Mini Bio (1)

Denise Donlon was President of Sony Music Canada,from 2000 - 2004. Prior to that, Ms. Donlon held a number of executive and on air journalistic positions with CHUM Television including Vice President and General Manager of MuchMusic and MuchMoreMusic and Director of Music Programming for MuchMusic and Citytv. Since leaving SONY, Donlon has engaged in various community activities such as the 60th birthday party in Toronto for President Bill Clinton. She was the Main stage producer of the first ever Green Living show in Toronto in April and was a co-producer of Live 8 Canada as well as one of the organizers of the Canadian tsunami relief television event on the CBC. Denise is on the boards of the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS), the Music Education Committee, the Gzowski Literacy Foundation, Margaret Atwood's company; UNOTCHIT, and is a past board member of Canada's Walk of Fame. Donlon served on the board of Directors for CHUM ltd a past chair of the Canadian Recording Industry Association, and past co-chair of the Canadian Music Council reporting to the Minister of Heritage. She is also actively involved in WarChild Canada and is a Trustee of Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s Ontario Waterkeepers. In 2005, Denise Donlon was invested with Canada's highest civilian honour, The Order of Canada. Over the course of her career, Donlon has been the recipient of numerous honours including 'Outstanding Achievement Award by Woman in Film & Television, as well as receiving the "Broadcasting Executive Award" three times. In 2001, she was awarded the Canadian Women in Communications' "Woman of the Year Award" and the Wired Woman Society's "Woman of Vision Award." In 2002, she was inducted into the Broadcast Hall of Fame by the Canadian Association of Broadcasters. In 2006 she received the Humanitarian Spirit Award from the Canadian Music Industry and in 2007 received two honourary doctorates - from the University of Waterloo and the University of Calgary.

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Spouse (1)

Murray McLauchlan (? - present)

Trivia (3)

She was awarded the C.M. (Member of the Order of Canada) on October 29, 2004 for her services to communications in Canada.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada [July 2007]
working with the Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative [July 2007]

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