DEG ELECTS NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS - Twice

DEG ELECTS NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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LOS ANGELES - DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group today announced its incoming Board of Directors with commencement of its 21st year as the home entertainment industry's leading trade association.

DEG's voting member companies elected the new Board of Directors to serve for the 2017-18 fiscal year (August 1 - July 31). New to the Board are Adam Rockmore of Fandango, which is represented on the DEG Board for the first time, Dametra Johnson-Marletti of Microsoft and Christopher Oldre of Walt Disney Studios. Returning to the Board is Phil Goswitz of DIRECTV.

The Officers of the DEG Board are currently entering the second year of a two-year term.

All Officers are responsible for providing leadership and oversight of the DEG's agenda, aimed at cultivating the home entertainment industry.

"We are pleased with our membership's participation in electing the Board and enthusiastically welcome new Directors who represent the growth and diversity of distribution in the home entertainment industry," said Amy Jo Smith, President, DEG. "The Board of Directors creatively strives to produce deliverables that meet the needs of the industry and DEG is grateful for all of the Directors' commitment and passion."

DEG BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Fiscal Year 2017-18

Officers of the Board (Fiscal Years 2016-18)

Chair

Mike Dunn

President, Product Strategy and Consumer Business Development

20th Century Fox

Vice Chair

Matt Strauss

Executive Vice President, Xfinity Services

Comcast Cable

Chief Financial Officer                                                                     

Sofia Chang

Executive Vice President, Worldwide Digital Distribution & Home Entertainment

HBO

Secretary                                                                                            

Mike Fasulo

President and Chief Operating Officer

Sony Electronics

Ex-Officio

Ron Sanders

President

Warner Bros. Worldwide Home Entertainment Distribution

Board Members

Bill Sondheim

President

Cinedigm

Phil Goswitz

Senior Vice President, Video, Space & Communications

DIRECTV

Ron Geller

Vice President, Worldwide Content Relations

Dolby Laboratories

Adam Rockmore

Senior Vice President, Head of Marketing and Communications

Fandango, FandangoNOW, & Rotten Tomatoes

Jonathan Zepp

Head of YouTube Content Partnerships, Americas & Google Play Movie and TV Partnerships

Google

Jeffrey Lawrence

General Manager, Senior Executive Director, Global Content Policy, Standards and Content Protection Services

Intel

Tim Alessi

Director, New Product Development

LG Electronics

Ron Schwartz

President, Home Entertainment

Lionsgate

Dametra Johnson-Marletti

General Manager, Digital Stores Business & Category Management Marketing & Consumer Business

Microsoft

Bob Buchi

President, Worldwide

Paramount Home Media Distribution

Marty Gordon

Vice President

Philips

Jim Kiczek

Vice President, Product Marketing for Digital Video and Audio Products

Samsung Electronics                                                                                          

Darren Stupak

Executive Vice President, U.S. Sales and Distribution

Sony Music Entertainment

Jim Belcher

Vice President Technology and Production Global Digital Services

Universal Music Group

Eddie Cunningham

President

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Christopher Oldre

Executive Vice President, Pay Television, Digital, Canada & International Home Entertainment Distribution

Walt Disney Studios

For more information about DEG, visit www.degonline.org.

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