Mackechnie Promoted at Fox7 Oct, 2013 By: Chris Tribbey
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has promoted Dan Mackechnie to EVP of worldwide finance, thus leading the studio’s global finance strategy.
A 14-year studio veteran, Mackechnie was previously SVP if finance. He’s been a key player in Fox’s digital sellthrough and kiosk window rental strategies, and has helped the studio structure third-party distribution agreements. He first joined the studio in 2000 as director of finance for Fox interactive, and was SVP of finance for worldwide TV distribution until 2007.
“Dan has been a champion for collaboration and efficiency,” said Jane Waxman, EVP of finance and deputy CFO. “He is a proven leader with the talent and expertise to help guide the home entertainment division through its rapidly changing landscape.”
Before joining Fox, Mackechnie was head of finance at DreamWorks Interactive and controller and director of investor relations at The Harvey Entertainment Company.