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Lionsgate Picks Up Peter Levin to Head Interactive Investments and Games

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) taps Peter Levin as President of Interactive Ventures and Games in an effort to expand content creation into interactive ventures and video games, leveraging the firm’s franchise and brands.

Mr. Levin most recently served as CEO and Co-Founder of Nerdist Industries and creator of various digital content including a YouTube channel, news, and podcasts.

“Peter is a perfect fit for our entrepreneurial culture,” said Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer, “Gaming has become one of the most explosive growth areas of the content business, and Peter’s mandate will be to build a portfolio of premium digital properties as we expand our leadership in film and television programming into digital content as well.”

Lionsgate is a leader in the global entertainment industry, with a diversified portfolio of television programs and feature films.  Television successes include Emmy Award-winning Mad Men and Orange is the New BlackNotable feature films include The Hunger Games series and Divergent.

 

Disclosure: The author holds no positions in the above mentioned securities at the time of this writing.

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