MEM Adds to Management Team as Leading Production Company Ramps up for Growth

Apr 4, 2023

Clare Brown, Chris Perez, and Devin Mandeville join Scott McGillivray Shingle


TORONTO (April 4, 2023) – Angela Jennings, president of leading factual, lifestyle, and reality production company McGillivray Entertainment Media Inc. (MEM), announced today several key management appointments as the company gears up for expansion in 2023.

The announcement follows the appointment of Nanci MacLean as COO last year. The company, whose productions RENOVATION RESORT and CANADA’S GOT TALENT are currently airing on HGTV and Citytv respectively, adds to its growing team Clare Brown as Vice-President, Finance; Chris Perez as Executive Producer, MEM; and Devin Mandeville as Director of Physical Production, all reporting to MacLean.


“We are delighted to welcome Clare, Chris, and Devin to the MEM team,” said Jennings. “Their combined decades of experience in a diverse array of genres will prove invaluable in continuing to position MEM as a trusted production leader.”

As Vice-President, Finance, Clare Brown is responsible for MEM’s financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, and mergers and acquisitions. Brown has extensive experience in media, broadcasting, and technology, where she has overseen both corporate and operational finance teams.

As Executive Producer, MEM, Chris Perez is responsible for developing new content ideas and talent in support of the growth of the company, as well as serving in a production capacity for MEM series. Perez is an award-winning producer of acclaimed series and specials across multiple genres and formats, including entertainment news, lifestyle, unscripted/documentary, live events, and award shows.

As Director of Physical Production, Devin Mandeville is responsible for MEM’s overall production operations strategy, including budgeting and scheduling. Mandeville has more than 25 years of experience in live sports and entertainment television production. MEM was recently nominated for two Canadian Screen Awards for SCOTT’S VACATION HOUSE RULES and CANADA’S GOT TALENT.

About McGillivray Entertainment Media Inc.

Established in 2014, McGillivray Entertainment Media Inc. (MEM) is a leading factual, lifestyle and reality production company, creating highly rated, original content for Canadian and U.S. broadcasters. An initial focus on the lifestyle genre launched the company to great success and created a robust library of content now distributed on multiple platforms in markets around the globe. MEM’s strong development slate and accelerated investment continues to answer the rapidly changing needs of broadcasters and streamers, and has resulted in expansive growth, bringing exciting, original content to diverse audiences worldwide. The company is rooted in strong, foundational relationships with strategic partners, buyers, and creatives alike. MEM constantly delivers beyond what’s expected, and ensures its content meets the highest industry and creative standards.

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