Former Reader's Digest publisher Larry Thomas joins Golf Canada
Larry Thomas, who was downsized out of his job as vice-president and publisher of Reader's Digest a few months ago has fetched up at Golf Canada as chief commercial officer, according to a post on the organization's website.
Reporting to Golf Canada Executive Director and CEO Scott Simmons, Thomas will lead Golf Canada’s commercial and business development efforts.Golf Canada is the common branding of the Royal Canadian Golf Association representing more than 350,00o members in 1,600 golf clubs across the country.
"We are pleased to welcome Larry Thomas as our Chief Commercial Officer,” said Simmons. Larry brings with him a wealth of experience in helping to grow one of Canada’s most renowned, multi-faceted media brands. We believe he has the skill set, business acumen and senior management experience to help drive Golf Canada’s commercial efforts.”