Kelowna's Visland Media Declares New Board of Directors

May 24, 2017

Kelowna's Visland Media Declares New Board of Directors
Visland Media is proud to announce its new Board of Directors. With a total of five members, the Board brings together a diverse group who are among Canada’s most well respected in their fields.

“I couldn’t be more excited to work with our new Board of Directors,” said Visland CEO Alex Miller. “I have no doubt that their experience and connections will be invaluable to the company and help take us to the next level. Among them they have chaired the Board and acted as CEO of a national broadcaster, chaired the Board of one of the country’s largest accounting firms, led an international organization with 600 million members, and pioneered the social enterprise business model.”

Visland Media co-founder Randy Lennon is now joined on the Board by new Chairperson Lauren Nickel, Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, Adrian Bohach, and Ken Davidson. "Scaling a media company from a start-up four years ago to becoming a significant international player requires top level corporate governance and support for management that only a deeply experienced board can provide," said co-founder Randy Lennon and CEO of Randy Lennon Media Inc (RLMI), the parent company of Visland. "I am thrilled with the diversity and broad range of expertise that my four fellow board members bring to Visland. I am honoured to serve with this group under the leadership of Lauren Nickel."

Lauren Nickel, Chairperson: With a career and philanthropic history rich in leadership and governance roles, Nickel is a natural fit to head up the Board. Her professional focus has revolved around business strategy, policy development, stakeholder relations and corporate governance. Nickel is also well versed in human resource development and currently consults for and finances private entities as an angel investor. She has taught as an adjunct professor at the University of Calgary; and has served overseas as co-head of mission for the Government of Canada during the International Expo 2000 held in Germany. Nickel has acted as a director for publicly traded and other commercial company boards including Accessible Media Inc., as well as non-profit and charitable boards including the Calgary Region Arts Foundation, the Calgary Heritage Advisory Board, the LEAF Endowment, the United Way and IMPACT BC.

Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, Director: Principal owner at Wilberforce Global Management, Dr. Tunnicliffe has traveled to over 100 countries with his myriad business endeavors and initiatives. The former Secretary General and CEO of the World Evangelical Alliance, Dr. Tunnicliffe has broadened his focus and is heavily involved in various streams of media. He currently serves as an advisor to MGM Studios and is a sought-after producer, consultant, and strategist for more than a dozen organizations and projects including Tveon Technologies, Pureflix, Champagne Music, and YES TV. He has written numerous articles and authored a book entitled 101 Ways to Change Your World. Dr. Tunnicliffe regularly presents to public and private assemblies, addressing globally significant topics such as poverty, human rights, and spirituality.

Adrian Bohach, Director: President and CEO of Enterprise4Good, Bohach has a passion for revolutionizing social enterprise and is considered a global thought-leader in the field. Additionally, he is the President and CEO of Birchmount Properties Limited, where he has invested over 30 years of his careers into commercial property ownership. Adrian has contributed to his community through advisory roles with the Calgary Homeless Foundation, Calgary Rotary Club, and Champions Employment Centre.

Ken Davidson, Director: Recognized as one of Canada’s leading Accounting and Financial experts, Davidson is a Partner at BDO Canada LLP whose areas of expertise include mergers and acquisitions, business development, corporate tax and real estate. He also served on the Board for BDO Canada, and acted as Chairperson for a term that saw $500M in revenue generated.

Randy Lennon, Co-founder/Director: Co-founder at Visland Media, Lennon is the CEO of Randy Lennon Media, a production and distribution company with a global audience. He also founded Candor Business Consulting in 1994 through which he has led notable groups to success as an advisor for business organization, strategy, funding and planning execution.


About Visland Media: Visland Media is a development, distribution, and branded content company with offices in Kelowna, BC; Toronto, ON; and Scotsdale, AZ. Visland Media is best known for its 4K travel docu-series Buskers and its upcoming lifestyle series Seller’s Market.

Company Contact Information:

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Company: Visland Media
Contact Name: Kate Nestibo
Contact Email: [email protected]
Company Website: www.vislandmedia.com

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