Paramount appoints new head of worldwide television and home media acquisitions
| 03 May 2014
In a significant promotion, Amy Reinhard has been named president, worldwide television and home media acquisitions for Paramount Home Media Distribution.
In her new role, Reinhard will oversee the worldwide sales and licensing of all content handled by Paramount across pay-TV, broadcast, cable and subscription video on demand (SVOD) services as well as worldwide acquisitions for home media. In addition she will continue to drive business development initiatives worldwide.
Reinhard was named EVP and general manager, Paramount Domestic Home Media Distribution in November 2011 and integrated the physical and digital formats and pursued expanded opportunities for the Paramount catalogue through SVOD and other licensing deals. Prior to that she was EVP, worldwide distribution strategy and business operations for Paramount Home Entertainment and was responsible for defining and developing the business strategies for delivering products to customers.
"Since the establishment of Paramount Home Media Distribution in 2012, Amy has skilfully managed our physical, digital and television licensing businesses domestically. Her business acumen and strategic vision are exceptional," said Hal Richardson, President, Home Media Distribution. "This new role recognises her accomplishments and underscores the importance we place on the changing landscape of the worldwide television business."
"Amy is a seasoned, strategic executive with strong management skills and I am confident she will bring renewed focus and insights to our approach to television licensing," added Dennis Maguire, president, Worldwide Home Media Distribution.