– UK, London – Eros International Plc (NYSE: EROS), a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, announced today that Mr. David Maisel and Ms. Rishika Lulla Singh have both been appointed to its Board of Directors effective immediately.
“We are very pleased that David and Rishika are joining the Eros Board of Directors. David brings a strong background in film and content, while Rishika holds a wealth of experience from her initiatives as CEO of Eros Digital. Both are perfect additions to our Board and will be remarkable assets to the Board and to Eros,” said Kishore Lulla, Executive Chairman of Eros International Plc.
Mr. Maisel has been an Advisor to Rovio, the owners of Angry Birds, since 2011, and is the Executive Producer of the Angry Birds feature film to be released in 2016. Prior to this he served in senior executive positions with Marvel Entertainment from 2003 until 2010 where he conceived and spearheaded the creation of Marvel Studios, the launch of the “Iron Man” franchise, and Marvel’s 2010 sale to The Walt Disney Company. At Marvel, he was Chairman of Marvel Studios and also in the Office of the Chief Executive for its parent company, Marvel Entertainment. He was also the Executive Producer of “Iron Man”, “The Incredible Hulk”, “Iron Man 2”, “Thor”, and “Captain America: The First Avenger”. Prior to Marvel, Mr. Maisel served in senior executive positions at Endeavor Talent Agency, The Walt Disney Company, Creative Artists Agency, Chello Broadband, and The Boston Consulting Group. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School and Duke University.
Ms. Lulla Singh is the CEO of Eros Digital, which covers all of the digital initiatives for Eros including Eros Now. Rishika has been instrumental in spearheading the growth and development of Eros Now within India and internationally. She holds a BA in South Asian Studies and Management from the School Of Oriental and African Studies and has completed postgraduate studies at the UCLA School of Theatre, Film and Television. She has done several placements at prestigious global financial firms including Citi, Grant Thornton and RBS.
About Eros International Plc
Eros International Plc (NYSE: EROS) is a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry that acquires, co-produces and distributes Indian films across all available formats such as cinema, television and digital new media. Eros International Plc became the first Indian media company to list on the New York Stock Exchange. Eros International has experience of over three decades in establishing a global platform for Indian cinema. The Company has an extensive and growing movie library comprising of over 2,300 films, which include Hindi, Tamil, and other regional language films for home entertainment distribution.
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