September 26, 2008
Fox Filmed Entertainment Names Marc DiLorenzo Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development
Marc DiLorenzo has been named Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development for Fox Filmed Entertainment (FFE), it was announced today by Dean Hallett, FFE Executive Vice President, Operations & Strategy and Chief Financial Officer. DiLorenzo will be responsible for initiating, developing and managing global strategic initiatives and new business opportunities for FFE, and will take an active role in extending the brand of FFE properties into digital and other revenue channels both inside and outside the film studio. DiLorenzo will also oversee the studio's deal analysis efforts for all motion pictures produced by the Twentieth Century Fox, Fox 2000 Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox Animation, Fox Searchlight Pictures and Fox Atomic labels.
"Marc's guidance will be critical in identifying new growth opportunities for Fox Filmed Entertainment," said Hallett. "His digital media experience and strategic planning background are the perfect combination to address our current and future challenges.""Fox Filmed Entertainment has an exceptional track record of growth, and is an industry leader in pioneering new methods of distribution," added DiLorenzo. "I am excited to be working with Dean and the outstanding team at FFE to drive new business opportunities and bring our content to consumers across multiple platforms."
Previously, DiLorenzo was Chief Operating Officer/Managing Director for Citigroup's Private Bank division. Prior to joining Citigroup, DiLorenzo served as a strategy and business development consultant in the digital media space. DiLorenzo returns to Fox, where he previously led the strategy and business development group for the company's broadcasting and cable television operations. DiLorenzo started his career in investment banking with Prudential Securities Inc. and Merrill Lynch. He received a BA from Columbia University and his MBA from the Wharton School.
One of the world's largest producers and distributors of motion pictures, Fox Filmed Entertainment produces, acquires and distributes motion pictures throughout the world. These motion pictures are produced or acquired by the following units of FFE: Twentieth Century Fox, Fox 2000 Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Fox Atomic, and Twentieth Century Fox Animation.