Appointment of Director

Released : 18/05/2017 17:51

RNS Number : 6063F
Entertainment One Ltd
18 May 2017
 

Date:                           18 May 2017
On behalf of:               Entertainment One Ltd. ('the Company', 'eOne')
Embargoed until:         Immediate release

 

Entertainment One Ltd.

Appointment of Director

 

The Board of Entertainment One is pleased to announce the appointment of Margaret O'Brien as an Executive Director.

Margaret currently leads all of eOne's corporate development and mergers & acquisitions activities, having previously held senior positions in the Company's Television Division. Margaret is a chartered accountant and joined eOne with the acquisition of Barna-Alper Productions in September 2008.

 

Allan Leighton, Chairman, commented:

"On behalf of my fellow Directors, I would like to welcome Margaret to the Board of the Company."

 

 

 

Following the death of Ron Atkey, announced by the Company on 15 May 2017, to meet certain Canadian residency requirements of Directors set out in the Company's Articles of Amalgamation, Mitzi Reaugh resigned as a Director of the Company to facilitate the appointment of Margaret O'Brien. Mitzi Reaugh was then re-appointed as a Director of the Company immediately after the appointment of Margaret O'Brien as a Director.

Disclosure requirements under Rule 9.6.13 of the Financial Conduct Authority's Listing Rules are as follows:

·     Mitzi Reaugh:  Mitzi is currently a Director of ‎Harmonic, Inc.

·     Margaret O'Brien:  No disclosures

There are no further disclosures required under Listing Rule 9.6.13 of the Financial Conduct Authority's Listing Rules.

 

Enquiries:

 

 

 

Redleaf Communications

Rebecca Sanders-Hewett

David Ison

Susie Hudson

 

+44 (0)20 7382 4730  

eOne@redleafpr.com

 

Entertainment One Ltd.

 

Joe Sparacio

Patrick Yau

 

+44 (0)20 3714 7931

 

 

 

 

 

Notes to Editors:

About Entertainment One

Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a global independent studio that specialises in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. The Company's diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales, family programming, merchandising and licensing, and digital content. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world.

Entertainment One's robust network includes film and television studio The Mark Gordon Company; content creation venture Amblin Partners with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, and Reliance Entertainment; leading feature film production and global sales company Sierra Pictures; unscripted television production company Renegade 83; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; and award-winning digital agency Secret Location.

The Company's rights library, valued at US$1.5 billion (as at 31 March 2016), is exploited across all media formats and includes more than 100,000 hours of film and television content and approximately 40,000 music tracks.

 www.entertainmentone.com


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