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\n Gary Slaight <\/div>\n <\/div>\n <\/div>\n
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Gary is a Canadian businessman, media entrepreneur, patron of the arts and philanthropist, currently serving as the President and CEO of Slaight Communications. He has won numerous broadcast industry awards and in 2005 was inducted into the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame.<\/p>\n

In 1977 he joined Toronto\u2019s CILQ-FM, rising to become the station\u2019s program director, and then vice president and general manager. In 1987 he joined Standard Broadcasting as president, assumed the role of CEO in 2000, and oversaw both the growth of the company into one of the largest private multimedia companies in Canada as well as its eventual sale to Astral Media Inc in 2007.<\/p>\n

\tThrough the Slaight Family Foundation he has supported a variety of humanitarian and cultural causes, and continues to invest in media and entertainment ventures, through both Slaight Communications and Slaight Music, a division launched in 2009 with a mandate to invest, nurture and develop Canadian artists. In 2014, Gary was appointed a Member Of The Order of Canada.\u00a0<\/p>\n<\/div><\/div><\/div> <\/div>\n <\/div>\n <\/div>\n <\/div>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>","selector":".about-us"}