George Burger

(private sector Director)

Mr. Burger is a senior media and broadcasting industry executive with a legal background.

Mr. Burger is Advisor to VMedia Inc., an independent provider of internet, TV and home phone service. Prior to that, he was President and CEO of Fight Network, a sports TV channel. Mr. Burger was formerly the Executive Vice-President and second in command of Alliance Communications Corporation, then Canada’s largest fully integrated media and entertainment company.

Prior to joining Alliance in 1994, Mr. Burger was a senior partner with the Corporate Finance and Mergers and Acquisitions group at a major national law firm. A graduate of the University of Toronto Law School, he also was awarded an LLM from the University of Sydney, where he studied public company finance and international tax.