Postmedia hires Metroland’s Alvin Brouwer

The Postmedia Network has hired Alvin Brouwer as its new president of
business ventures. Brouwer was most recently VP, advertising and product
development at Metroland Media. He will report to CEO Paul Godrey effective September 7.

The Financial Post (owned by Postmedia) reports:

“Alvin brings an impressive background in digital media, online marketing and publishing,” said Paul Godfrey, President and CEO, Postmedia Network. “He’s an innovator in consumer marketing with a long list of credits to his name. Alvin is a great addition to the Postmedia executive team.”

“Mr. Brouwer is a seasoned industry veteran with three decades of experience in publishing, distribution and digital media and has served as a director of and . .

“This is a great opportunity to leverage Postmedia’s strong brands, content and industry relationships,” said Mr. Brouwer. “The exciting transformation ahead will include expanding Postmedia’s digital presence through strategic partnerships, new business models and revenue streams.”