John Young

John Young

  • Director and Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

About John

John Young was born and raised in Loch Lomond, Scotland and graduated with honours from the Law School at the University of Dundee. He also received a Diploma in Legal Practice from Glasgow University. Mr. Young brings 20 years of experience as a lawyer with particular focus on mergers & acquisitions.

Mr. Young is the Chief Executive Officer of Boat Rocker Media, a global entertainment company that creates, produces and distributes premium content for all platforms; producing shows such as Orphan Black, The Next Step, The Amazing Race Canada, Killjoys, Big Brother Canada, MasterChef Canada and X Company.

Mr. Young is the Chair of the Board of the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television and a member of the Board of SIR Corp. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Feeding Canadian Kids, a Canadian charity committed to feeding nutritious dinners to children in underprivileged communities who suffer food insecurity.

Mr. Young is a graduate of the Directors Governance College at University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Business.

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