LOS ANGELES (July 15, 2014) – The home entertainment industry’s leading trade association, DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group (DEG) commenced its 18th year with the announcement of its incoming Board of Directors and Officers.
The DEG’s voting member companies elected a new Board of Directors to serve for the 2014-15 fiscal year (August 1 – July 31). New to the Board are Bill Clark of Anchor Bay Entertainment, Martin Sacchi of Microsoft, Ron Schwartz of Lionsgate, Mike Fasulo of Sony Electronics, Man Jit Singh of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Eddie Cunningham of Universal Studios Home Entertainment, and Dan Cohen of the Walt Disney Studios.
The Officers of the DEG Board were elected to a two-year term and include Ron Sanders of Warner Bros. Worldwide Home Entertainment Distribution who will continue to serve as Chair, Mike Dunn of Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment who will continue to serve as Vice Chair, and Sofia Chang of HBO Home Entertainment who will start her first term as Chief Financial Officer. They are responsible for providing leadership and oversight of the DEG’s agenda, which has a full slate of programs and activities aimed at growing the home entertainment industry.
“We welcome our recently elected DEG Board of Directors to serve a new term” said Amy Jo Smith, President, DEG. “We are delighted that both Ron Sanders and Mike Dunn have been re-elected to serve as Chair and Vice Chair, respectively. This underscores the membership’s confidence in their leadership of the DEG.”
DEG BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Fiscal Year 2014-15
Officers of the Board
Warner Bros. Worldwide Home Entertainment Distribution
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
Chief Financial Officer
Executive Vice President & General Manager
HBO Home Entertainment
Anchor Bay Entertainment
General Manager of Intel Media Services
Director, New Product Development
LG Electronics USA
President & General Manager, Sales and Distribution, Home Entertainment
General Manager, Business Development, Media & Entertainment Group
Vice President, Adventure, Entertainment & Imaging
President, Worldwide Home Media Distribution
Paramount Home Media Distribution
Vice President, Content Strategies
President and Chief Operating Officer
Executive Vice President, U.S. Sales & Distribution
Sony Music Entertainment
Man Jit Singh
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Vice President Marketing, Digital Products Division
Toshiba America Information Systems
Vice President, Technology & Production
Universal Music Group
President, Universal Pictures Worldwide Home Entertainment
Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Executive Vice President, Pay TV & Digital Sales
Walt Disney Studios
DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group is an industry association that advocates and promotes entertainment platforms, products and distribution channels on behalf of the motion picture, music, consumer electronics and technology companies.
DEG membership is comprised of: Akamai, Alliance Entertainment, Allied Vaughn, Anchor Bay Entertainment, BBC AMERICA, bitMAX, BluFocus, Cinedigm, Cinram, Content Bridge, Cryptography Research, Deloitte, Deluxe Digital, Dolby Laboratories, DTS, Entertainment One, FilmTrack, Gibson Brands., HBO Home Entertainment, Intel, JVC Disc America, Kaleidescape, Inc., LG Electronics USA, Lionsgate, Mediamorph, Microsoft, MovieLabs, Neustar Media, Nielsen Entertainment, NPD Group, Panasonic, Paramount Home Media Distribution, Philips Electronics, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Random Media, Redbox, Rentrak, Rovi, Samsung Electronics, ScreenPlay, Sony DADC, Sony Electronics, Sony Music Entertainment, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Technicolor, Toshiba America Consumer Products, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Universal Music Group, Universal Operations Group, Universal Studios Home Entertainment, Vubiquity, Walt Disney Studios and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.
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