– UK, London – Entertainment One (LSE:ETO) today announces the following Board changes.
Giles Willits, Chief Financial Officer, has notified the Board of his decision to step down from the Board. Following almost ten successful years with the Group, Giles has decided to take some time off and then look to develop the next stage of his career.
The Board is pleased to announce that Joe Sparacio will join as interim CFO with immediate effect. Joe has extensive experience in the sector having recently stepped down as CFO of IMAX after nine years in the role. Prior to this he held senior finance roles at iN DEMAND and Loews Cineplex Entertainment.
The Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Mitzi Reaugh as a Non-Executive Director. Mitzi has extensive experience in the sector having held senior positions in a number of large media and internet businesses. These include Miramax, The Chernin Group, NBC Universal and currently Nasdaq listed Harmonic.
Allan Leighton, Non-executive director and chairman, commented: “On behalf of the Board I would like to thank Giles for his significant contribution and welcome Joe and Mitzi to the Company.”
About Entertainment One
Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a global independent studio that specialises in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. The Company’s diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales, family programming, merchandising and licensing, and digital content. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world.
Entertainment One’s robust network includes film and television studio The Mark Gordon Company; content creation venture Amblin Partners with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, and Reliance Entertainment; leading feature film production and global sales company Sierra Pictures; unscripted television production companies Renegade 83, Paperny Entertainment and Force Four Entertainment; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; and award-winning digital agency Secret Location.
The Company’s rights library is exploited across all media formats and includes more than 100,000 hours of film and television content and approximately 40,000 music tracks.
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