Starz Promotes Anchor Bay's Kasha15 Jan, 2014 By: Chris Tribbey
Starz has named Anchor Bay Entertainment’s Kevin Kasha its new head of acquisitions, the company announced Jan. 14.
Kasha was EVP of worldwide acquisitions and co-productions for Anchor Bay, and the move gives Kasha responsibilities for all film, TV series and digital acquisitions for Starz Networks, Starz Worldwide Distribution, Starz Digital Media and Anchor Bay Entertainment.
“Kevin has a strong track record of success through his work at Anchor Bay Films that will translate across our integrated businesses,” said Michael Thornton, chief revenue officer at Starz.
Kasha joined Anchor Bay Films in 2008 as SVP of acquisitions, and was elevated to EVP in 2010. During his tenure he’s acquired more than 100 films for Anchor Bay, as well as the home entertainment and digital distribution rights for series like “The Walking Dead.”
Before coming to Anchor Bay, Kasha held senior positions with New Line Home Entertainment and Miramax Home Entertainment.