(On behalf of Ontario Racing)
Toronto, May 9 – Ontario Racing Management (ORM) welcomes senior industry leaders, Katherine Curry and John Siscos to the organization.
Ms. Curry becomes the organization’s first Executive Director, while Mr. Siscos assumes the newly established role of Director, Marketing, Communications and Stakeholder Relations.
As Executive Director, Ms. Curry will oversee all day-to-day operations of the organization, including the transparent administration of funding, and purse management. She comes to ORM after three years as Woodbine Entertainment’s Vice President, Legal and Compliance. In that role, Ms. Curry focused on regulatory compliance, risk management and corporate governance, as well as general commercial issues. Previous to her time with Woodbine Entertainment, Ms. Curry performed similar roles with Productivity Media Inc., The TDL Group Corp., and others.
Mr. Siscos brings a wealth of progressively senior leadership experience garnered throughout his career with Woodbine Entertainment. Heading communications at Woodbine Entertainment since 2013, Mr. Siscos is uniquely aware of and connected to all industry issues and personnel.
“Katherine and John are ideal people to lead ORM,” said Hugh Mitchell, Board of Directors, Ontario Racing. “John is on a first-name basis with many of our industry’s most prominent stakeholders both in Ontario and beyond; while Katherine’s leadership has already led to the successful merger of Ontario Racing and the Standardbred Alliance, in addition to finalizing the historic fundraising agreement.”
ORM is a wholly owned, Woodbine Entertainment subsidiary that will implement the Ontario Racing Board of Directors approved business plan.