Imax Corporation today announced two new appointments to its board of directors: Gail Berman and Jen Wong. An award-winning executive with a diverse career across film, television, digital media, and Broadway, Berman is currently chair and CEO of the production studio The Jackal Group. Wong is a celebrated business leader who is currently COO of Reddit and has led digital sales and strategy across global media firms including PopSugar and AOL, as well as Time Inc., where she served as COO and president of digital.
“As we continue to diversify and grow the Imax business across platforms and around the world, we continue to bring new expertise onto our Board and both Gail and Jen have deep, proven experience across the media and entertainment landscape,” said Rich Gelfond, CEO of Imax. “Gail is one of the most successful and respected executives in entertainment, and her expertise will be valuable as we look to further strengthen our partnerships with studios and filmmakers around the world, while bringing new experiences into Imax.”
Gelfond added, “Jen has built and scaled some of the most recognizable digital media brands in the world, and her guidance and insights will help further our expansion of Imax technology across platforms and screens.”
Berman said, “As our industry continues to address historic disruption, Imax has proven itself to be a mission-critical entertainment brand, a partner to talent and filmmakers, and a portal to exceptional entertainment experiences. I look forward to joining Rich Gelfond and my other board members to contribute to the next generation of the Imax story.”
Wong said, “Imax is a unique company that sits at the heart of technology and entertainment. It’s a household brand with global recognition, beloved by many. I am thrilled to join Rich Gelfond and the board of directors to continue building this legacy.”
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