Cancom Media Inc. is a Canadian advertising, sales, and publishing company based in Vancouver, BC. Cancom provides local businesses with advertising opportunities in the form of print advertisements, including advertising in church bulletins. In addition, we provide a wide variety of multimedia services such as printing, social media, and website design & consulting that will assist your company to achieve effective print advertising.
In today’s changing marketplace, there is value in linking your print advertisements with social media and many other forms of advertising. Expanding your advertising avenues will allow your business to gain exposure and provide value to the end user. Cancom can provide these multimedia communication services in a cost-effective way that will enrich your business, provide a high return on your advertising investment as well as allow for future growth.
Cancom Media is a multimedia service company that provides advertising opportunities by connecting customers and businesses to their community.
Cancom Media is dedicated to providing a consolidated communication platform to our clients and customers.
Who We Are
Max Madrussan, Founder & CEO
A graduate of the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Commerce, Max is the founder and driving force behind Cancom Media. He brings over 26 years of sales management/executive experience and maintains a solid understanding of business management, strategic planning, marketing, and relationship selling. With strong leadership and communications skills he can build and maintain sales teams who strive for 100% customer satisfaction, which in turn increases the company’s profitability. Max has held various positions within Verizon Superpages from 1984-2006. In 2006 he held the position of Vice-President of Sales-BC for Canpages Telephone Directories up to April 2008, which in those 2 years Canpages’ overall revenues grew by 207%.
Max served as the Chairperson of the Parish Education Committee for St. Joseph the Worker School, 1997-2004. He also was a member of the Board of Directors for the Catholic Independent Schools of Vancouver Archdiocese (CISVA), 2000-2004. He recently was a consultant for JS Paluch Inc, a U.S.A. Catholic Bulletin Publisher.
Contact Max: [email protected]
Italo Cerra, Chief Financial Officer
Italo, an original founder of Cancom Media, is a financial and operations executive with diverse experience in public and private sector companies. Italo brings over 35 years of experience in working with technology enterprises. His years in the technology sector have provided particular financial expertise in R&D financing programs, transitions from private to public company status, debt and equity financing, and operational reporting and controls.
After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, Italo spent 10 years with Deloitte and Touche in their audit practice. He then joined the telecommunications industry, as VP Finance with Teltone Limited, a large North American telecommunications corporation. Since that time Italo has held executive level responsibilities including Controller, VP Finance, Director of Finance and CFO at a variety technology-based enterprises. In 1995, Italo orchestrated the Management Buy-Out and became the CFO and Partner in a leading service provider company. After five years of profitability, he subsequently arranged for the company to be acquired.
Italo has also been involved in raising investment capital for emerging high-growth businesses and in providing advice and counsel to high-net-worth investors.
Contact Italo: [email protected]
Larry Biggar, VP Business Development
As an original founder of Cancom Media, Larry has been a parishioner of St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Richmond since 1956. He graduated from Vancouver College and then furthered his education with a BA from UBC in History and English. Larry brings over 35 years of project marketing, managing new home sales staff, customer relations, land development, commercial leasing and residential resale. He has served several terms on the Board of Parents Association for both Vancouver College and Little Flower Academy. He has also served 3 years on the Board of Directors for the Gulf of Georgia Historical Society, 2 years on the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Government Relations and is currently serving as a Division Director for the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver. It is evident that Larry brings commitment and passion to all aspects of his professional career which has allowed him to build strong customer and community relationships.
Contact Larry: [email protected]
Ava Madrussan, Parish Advisor
Ava, an original founder of Cancom Media, is a strong, independent and caring individual with 25 years experience in the airline industry. Solid understanding of the tourism industry with particular emphasis on customer service and customer satisfaction. Ava has strong leadership and communication skills as well as the initiative to implement new policies and procedures. Ava is extremely effective at building business and community relationships at any level. Ava has been involved with a variety of committees at St Bonaventure Catholic Parish School (California), Matre Dei High School (California), St Joseph the Worker School and Parish (Richmond) and Vancouver College High School (Vancouver).
Contact Ava: [email protected]