Thunderbird Entertainment appoints David Lazzarato to its Board as Independent Director

– CANADA, Vancouver – Thunderbird Entertainment Group Inc. (TSX: TBRD / OTC: THBRF) today announced the appointment of David Lazzarato to its Board as an Independent Director, effective immediately.

“We are very pleased to welcome David to our Board of Directors. His knowledge of the business of entertainment and content production, and his deep Director-level experience, focusing on strategy, governance and finance, makes him an incredible addition to our Board as we move forward at Thunderbird,” said Chairman and CEO, Jennifer Twiner McCarron.About David Lazzarato

David Lazzarato has a proven track record of success in leading growth, significant transformational changes, and financial restructurings in the media, broadcast, and telecommunications industries.

David Lazzarato serves on Dublin-based Flutter Entertainment’s Board and as Chair of its Risk and Sustainability Committee, and on Canopy Growth’s Board and as its Chair of the Audit Committee. He was previously Chair of the Boards of Hamilton Health Sciences and McMaster University, both in Hamilton. His impressive career also includes senior executive positions with Alliance Atlantis Communications, Allstream, Bell Canada, and CAE. Mr. Lazzarato holds a B.Com from McMaster University and an FCPA in Ontario. He has also earned his ICD.D designation from the Rotman School of Management.

“Thunderbird Entertainment is an outstanding Canadian-based production and distribution company that has deservedly received scores of accolades and awards for its content and approach to the business. I look forward to working with Jennifer, her team, and the Board as we continue to grow the Company and strive to maximize stakeholder value,” said David Lazzarato.

About Thunderbird Entertainment Group

Thunderbird Entertainment Group is a global award-winning, full-service multiplatform production, distribution, and rights management company, headquartered in Vancouver, with additional offices in Los Angeles and Ottawa. Thunderbird creates award-winning scripted, unscripted, and animated programming for the world’s leading digital platforms, as well as Canadian and international broadcasters. The Company develops, produces, and distributes animated, factual, and scripted content through its various content arms, including Thunderbird Kids and Family (Atomic Cartoons), Thunderbird Unscripted (Great Pacific Media), and Thunderbird Scripted. Productions under the Thunderbird umbrella include The Last Kids on Earth, Molly of Denali, Highway Thru Hell, Deadman’s Curse, Kim’s Convenience, and Reginald the Vampire. Thunderbird Distribution and Thunderbird Brands manage global media and consumer products rights, respectively, for the Company and select third parties.

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