Nelvana president Scott Dyer to retire

Pam Westman has been named the president of the Corus-owned kids company effective Aug. 30, as Dyer retires after more than 20 years with the company.

Scott Dyer - croppedScott Dyer, the president of Corus-owned kids company Nelvana, is retiring and Pam Westman is stepping in to take his place. The current head of Nelvana Enterprises, Westman will take over as the president effective Aug. 30.

Dyer (pictured) has been with the company for 22 years, working his way up from EVP of production and development at Nelvana in 1998 all the way to president in 2016. His experience includes executive producing the show Rolie Polie Olie, investing in and deploying digital animation technology, and cultivating coproduction partnerships.

Westman, meanwhile, has been head of Nelvana Enterprises since 2016, leading the content slate and playing a role in building up its licensing business. She has 20 years of experience within the kids industry, including roles at Kids Motion and HIT Entertainment.

Dyer will remain on as a consultant for one year to help the transition.

This story originally appeared in Kidscreen