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Halifax, NS – 8 February 2017 – DHX Media (or the “Company”) (TSX: DHX.A, DHX.B; NASDAQ: DHXM), the world’s leading independent, pure-play children’s content company, has appointed seasoned management members to integrate its studio and distribution teams and enhance synergies across its businesses to propel its global growth strategies.
Anne Loi has been named Executive Vice President, Global Operations, and will oversee all studio and distribution group operations as well as global technical services and business analytics. Josh Scherba has been appointed to the position of Executive Vice President, Distribution and Content, with overall responsibility for creating and selling winning kids’ and family content. Ms Loi and Mr Scherba will report to DHX Media’s President and Chief Operating Officer, Steven DeNure.
In addition, Stephanie Betts has been named Senior Vice President, Development and Current Series, reporting to Josh Scherba. Ms Betts will continue leading the Company’s development slate and in her new position will also take an active role in the creative oversight of production for all DHX Media original content.
Ken Faier becomes Senior Vice President and Executive Producer, DHX Content, reporting to Steven DeNure, and will continue his focus on new business, interactive and brand development.
Steven DeNure, President and Chief Operating Officer of DHX Media, said: “Anne and Josh have been with DHX Media since day one and this integration of our studio and distribution leadership consolidates their strengths. With Stephanie at their side, along with our deep team of highly creative production professionals and a veteran distribution team, we have a fantastic group focused on creating great kids’ content.”
All changes to the management team are effective immediately.
For more information, please contact:
Trade Media: Aimee Norman at DDA Blueprint PR
+44 (0) 20 8985 4708
About DHX Media Ltd.
DHX Media Ltd. (www.dhxmedia.com) is the world’s leading independent, pure-play children’s content company. Owner of the world’s largest independent library of children’s content, at more than 11,800 half-hours, the Company is recognized globally for such brands as Teletubbies, Yo Gabba Gabba!, Caillou, In the Night Garden, Inspector Gadget, Make It Pop, Slugterra and the multiple award-winning Degrassi franchise. As a content producer and owner of intellectual property, DHX Media delivers shows that children love, licensing its content to major broadcasters and streaming services worldwide. Through its subsidiary, WildBrain, DHX Media also operates one of the largest networks of children’s content on YouTube. The company’s robust consumer products program generates royalties from merchandise based on its much-loved children’s brands. Headquartered in Canada, DHX Media has offices in 15 cities globally, and is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (DHX.A and DHX.B) and the NASDAQ Global Select Market (DHXM).