AMC Entertainment Hires A Chief Strategy Officer, Seeks Alliances With Streaming Services Worldwide
AMC Leisure mentioned Monday it employed Mark Pearson within the newly created position of chief technique officer to steer technique, enterprise improvement, alliances and partnerships, together with with streaming companies worldwide.
Pearson was beforehand government VP, Enterprise Growth, Operations and Technique at 20th Century Fox Tv. He’s based mostly at AMC’s Los Angeles workplace and reviews to AMC Leisure CEO Adam Aron.
As Pearson works to advance the worldwide positioning of the large exhibitor, AMC mentioned he’ll lead the hassle to hone AMC’s strategic path, together with initially concentrating on forging alliances with streaming companies that might profit from partnering with the corporate’s huge theatre community within the U.S., Europe and the Center East.
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Pearson was at Fox for 15 years and was beforehand at Common Photos, the place he labored carefully with studio administration and distribution companions on a spread of progress initiatives.
“Mark is media-world savvy, has in depth technique and enterprise improvement expertise and is very regarded throughout the Hollywood group. He’s the right particular person to assist AMC proceed to innovate and create alternatives that profit our present studio companions, rising streaming energy homes, our prospects and our shareholders,” Aron mentioned. He mentioned Pearson’s “appreciable expertise within the SVOD area will drastically assist AMC to create partnerships with streaming companies together with these from each established and rising gamers.”
“I’m thrilled to hitch AMC at this transformative time for the business. I’m wanting ahead to serving to … set strategic path and determine progress alternatives that can lengthen AMC’s market management. AMC has a protracted historical past of innovation and I’m excited to proceed that innovation via strategic partnerships and alliances that can add worth for all stakeholders and audiences.”
AMC is the most important film exhibition firm within the U.S, Europe and globally with roughly 1,000 theatres and 11,000 screens.