NATPE Announces 2011 Co-Chairs, Board of Directors
Shine's Chris Grant, Generate's Jordan Levin to serve as co-chairs
By Andrea Domanick -- Broadcasting & Cable, 1/19/2011 1:42:19 PM
Newly elected members of the 2011 NATPE Board of Directors include Rob Barnett, founder and CEO, My Damn Channel; Cesar O. Diaz, vice president of sales, Venevision International; David Ellender, global CEO, FremantleMedia Enterprises; Bob Friedman, president, media and entertainment, Radical Media; Greg Lipstone, SVP and head of international TV and media, ICM; John Morayniss, CEO, Entertainment One Television; Scott Sternberg, president, Scott Sternberg Productions; and Elizabeth Tumulty, executive vice president, distribution, The CW Television Network.
Returning members to the Board are Lisa Berger, EVP, Entertainment Programming, E!, Comcast Entertainment Group, Los Angeles; Paul Buccieri, CEO and president, ITV Studios, Inc., Los Angeles; Nancy Dubuc, president and general manager, Lifetime and History, A&E Television Networks, New York; Luis Fernandez, president, entertainment and Univision Studios, Miami; Phil Gurin, president, The Gurin Company, Los Angeles; Gary Lico, president and CEO, CABLEready Corporation, Connecticut; Neal Sabin, executive vice president, Weigel Broadcasting, Chicago; Hans Schiff, agent, Creative Artists Agency, Los Angeles; Eric Schotz, CEO and president, LMNO Productions, Los Angeles; and Peter Tortorici, CEO, GroupM Entertainment Worldwide, Los Angeles.
"It's only fitting that Chris and Jordan - both TV industry veterans and leaders in the modern content revolution - help oversee the growth of our organization as we move forward in Miami," Feldman said.
"Over the last year, the NATPE Board has attacked this market with renewed energy and enthusiasm, and we will truly be witnessing the results in Miami next week. As incoming co-chairman with Jordan, I'm excited to build on this momentum to cement NATPE as a must-attend event where business deals are actually made and you leave feeling quite a bit smarter than when you arrived," Grant said.
"I look forward to partnering with Chris, Rick and the NATPE board to continue evolving the organization into the world's largest and most influential marketplace for premium content. As an unwavering advocate for content, NATPE occupies a critical place in the ongoing dialogue about where we've been, where we are and where we're going as both an industry and culture," added Levin.
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