By Lisa Johnston
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Los Angeles — The Digital Entertainment Group (DEG) announced Wednesday the incoming board members and officers for its 17th year of promoting content and technologies for the home entertainment industry.
The DEG’s voting member companies recently elected a new board of directors to serve for the 2013 to 2014 fiscal year (Aug. 1 to July 31).
New to the board are Sofia Chang of HBO Home Entertainment, Tom McDonough of Intel Media Services and Darren Stupak of Sony Music Entertainment.
The five members of the DEG steering committee are entering the second year of their two-year term.
The steering committee is comprised of a president, two VPs, a secretary and a chief financial officer.
The officers are responsible for providing leadership and oversight of the DEG’s agenda, which currently focuses on support of emerging home entertainment platforms.
“Under the direction of the new board, the DEG is looking forward to supporting the industry’s key initiatives to advance home entertainment,” said Amy Jo Smith, DEG executive director. “These include promotion of Blu-ray Disc, connected devices and other digital delivery options, including UltraViolet.”
The 2013-14 DEG steering committee includes the following:
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