VARIETY APPOINTS JERRY MASLOWSKY NEW CEO
April 7, 2014 – The Board of Directors of Variety, the Children’s Charity of Manitoba, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jerry Maslowsky as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective May 5, 2014. Maslowsky will replace former Executive Director, Wayne Rogers, who retired in January after 15 years of outstanding community service.
“We begin this new chapter in Variety history by extending heartfelt thanks to Wayne for his dedication and long-standing commitment,” said Board Chair, Tom Daeninck. “As we look to the future, we are extremely pleased to welcome Jerry into the Variety family and look forward to the leadership he will provide in further strengthening our efforts on behalf of the children of Manitoba,” he said.
Well-known in Manitoba as the long-serving Vice President of the Winnipeg Football Club, Maslowsky was a senior executive for over 15 years. During his tenure, he earned national marketing awards, achieved record sponsorship and ticketing levels and was instrumental in coordinating all major events leading up to the opening and throughout the inaugural season at Investors Group Field.
“I am honoured to be joining Variety and look forward to enriching the lives of Manitoba children through our collective efforts,” said Maslowsky. “In partnership with a dedicated Board of Directors, staff team and large contingent of volunteers, I am excited to lead and build upon all the great work that has been done by all those who have served before me.”
Maslowsky, a life-long singer and performer, began his commitment to Variety in the 1980s as a volunteer entertainer on the charity’s annual Telethon. He also worked to promote Variety while employed at both CKND TV and CJOB Radio and created Khari’s Kids while with the Blue Bombers.
“Jerry’s demonstrated dedication to Variety, in combination with his extensive expertise as a marketing, sponsorship and brand executive, make him a perfect fit for the organization and our long-term plans for the future,” added Daeninck.
Variety, the Children’s Charity of Manitoba, is dedicated to raising funds to meet the needs of children of all abilities in our province. Since 1978, Variety of Manitoba has raised in excess of $30 million. Its vision is to be recognized as an organization that makes meaningful and genuine contributions to the lives of children throughout Manitoba.
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