Starz Ups Macdonald to CFO9 Jul, 2012 By: Erik Gruenwedel
Premium channel operator Starz LLC July 9 said it promoted Scott Macdonald to the position of CFO. McDonald had been EVP, finance, accounting and treasurer for Englewood, Colo.-based Starz.
Macdonald joined Starz Media in 2006 as SVP, finance and accounting, and then was promoted to EVP, finance and accounting and treasurer at Starz Media in 2007, Starz LLC in 2008 and Starz Entertainment in 2009.
Starz Entertainment offers 17 premium channels including the Starz and Encore brands with approximately 20.1 million and 33.6 million subscribers respectively. Starz Entertainment airs in total more than 1,000 movies and original series every month across its pay-TV channels.
Prior to joining Starz, Macdonald worked for Adelphia Communications as Chief Accounting Officer, AT&T Broadband as SVP and corporate controller and for PRIMESTAR Inc., serving as VP, controller.