Lionsgate Adds Corporate Communications Executive2 Jun, 2015 By: Erik Gruenwedel
Lionsgate June 2 named veteran communications executive Joanna Massey to the newly created position of VP of corporate communications and investor relations.
Massey will work with Lionsgate's executive team as a corporate spokesperson, collaborate on theatrical publicity initiatives, and help develop and implement corporate media strategies and messaging across the studio’s businesses worldwide, including investor relations and management presentations.
Massey, who most recently worked for the Hub Network, a kids and family cable network owned by Discovery Communications and Hasbro, reports to Peter Wilkes, SVP of investor relations and executive communications, and Julie Fontaine, EVP of worldwide publicity for the motion picture group, on corporate theatrical publicity.
"[Massey] brings needed depth to our staff and will be invaluable in helping to articulate corporate strategic initiatives and communicate the strengths of our individual businesses,” Wilkes said in a statement.