VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ESE Entertainment Inc. (TSXV:ESE) (OTCQB:ENTEF) (the “Company” or “ESE“) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Rick Brace to its Board of Directors. Mr. Brace most recently served as the President of Rogers Media, the Sports and Media subsidiary of Rogers Communications (NYSE:RCI, TSX:RCI).
As President of Rogers Media, Rick Brace was responsible for driving strategy and overseeing operations for the company's robust portfolio of media assets, which includes 42 TV stations, 51 radio stations, 56 publications, digital media, subscription-based content services, the Toronto Blue Jays, and Rogers Centre.
Rick is an accomplished business leader and innovative pioneer with more than 40 years of experience in the media industry. He has a strong reputation for building brands, changing perceptions, and attracting and mentoring top talent. Prior to joining Rogers, Rick was with Bell Media/CTV Globe Media for 13 years in senior leadership roles of increasing responsibility, including President of TSN, President of CTV and President of Specialty TV.
Rick currently serves as a board member of JaysCare Foundation, the charitable arm of the Toronto Blue Jays and the Dollar A Day Foundation, which was conceived by Alan Doyle of the Newfoundland band, Great Big Sea. He also serves as a mentor with Next Canada, an organization supporting entrepreneurial start-ups.
“I believe Rick Brace joining our Board is a transformational addition to our existing strong team and sets a rare precedent in the esports industry. Throughout his trailblazing career, Rick has been instrumental in the evolution of media in Canada. He led …
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