Warner Ups Powell to SVP, GM of Digital Media Xchange20 Apr, 2009 By: Billy Gil
Warner Bros. Technical Operations has promoted Derek Powell to SVP and GM of Global Digital Media Xchange (GDMX), which handles digital video compression, DVD authoring and digital content distribution.
Powell will succeed Paul Saccone, who will retire later this year. Powell was SVP and GM of GDMX for the past 10 years. In his new position, he will oversee the division and its production facility.
“GDMX is a massive operation, and Derek will play a crucial role in ensuring our continued success in this complicated and ever-changing environment,” said Darcy Antonellis, president of Warner Bros. Technical Operations. “This promotion recognizes Derek’s proven leadership abilities, his commitment to excellence and the many contributions he has made since joining the company.”