MONTREAL, CANADA, NOVEMBER 18, 2014 -- CMJ Productions II Inc., has appointed Rita Lamah, CPA, CA as vice president of finance. Ms. Lamah will be responsible for overseeing the financial and commercial objectives of CMJ Productions II Inc. Her appointment is effective immediately and she’ll report directly to John Kuyk, Founder, CEO and Executive Producer, CMJ Productions II Inc.
Said Mr. Kuyk, “With Ms. Lamah’s more than 20 years of experience in managing finances and her keen understanding of the filmed entertainment arena she will play an important role in our organization as we look to take CMJ Productions to the next level.”
Ms. Lamah most recently served as the chief financial officer of Vivavision Inc., a leading entertainment firm involved in the production of television series and feature films. At Vivavision Inc. she negotiated television co-production agreements and project acquisitions, while overseeing the company’s financial systems and budgets.
Earlier in her career Ms. Lamah served as president of Option Strategik Inc. a company that provides a wide range of consulting services relative to finance. She also served as an auditor for a variety of companies such as Deloitte & Touche, Rowen and Associates, and Schwartz Levitsky Feldman.
She received a Bachelors in Accounting Sciences from the University of Quebec in Montreal, and her Bachelors in Business Administration from the University of Lebanon. She continued her education at the University of Montreal where she studied televisual and cinema management. In addition to her strong work ethic and management skills, Ms. Lamah is multi-lingual (English, French and Arabic).
About CMJ Productions II:
CMJ Productions II Inc. is an independent production company specializing in factual series. Shot and viewed around the world, CMJ produces engaging and entertaining programming that explore subjects which impact our lives. CMJ Productions II – by working with a collaborative team of talented and experienced producers, directors, cinematographers, researchers, editors, post-production and special effects experts – is wholeheartedly committed to creative ingenuity and the development and production of high quality documentary programming.
Some of the series for which CMJ Productions II has been responsible include Imposters (distributed by Cineflix), A Stranger in my Home, Fatal Vows, The Will: Family Secrets Revealed (distributed by Beyond Distribution), Accident Investigator, Risk Takers, Stunt Stars, Monster Quest, Regatta and Outrageous Final Wishes, to name a few. CMJ’s award-winning programming has been licensed around the world and has aired on such prominent networks ranging from History (US), ID: Discover (US), Discovery HD Theater (US), Discovery Health (US), and Mystery Channel (Canada), to Investigation Discovery Canada, Canal D (Canada), Discovery Channel (UK) and Crime and Investigation (UK).