Amy Reinhard, president, worldwide television and home media acquisitions, home media distribution, Paramount Pictures
Reinhard was recently promoted to her current position, in which she oversees the worldwide sales and licensing of all of the studio’s content across pay-TV, broadcast, cable and subscription VOD platforms, as well as worldwide acquisitions for home media. In her tenure at Paramount, she has successfully integrated the physical and digital formats and expanded opportunities for the Paramount catalog through SVOD and other licensing deals. She previously was responsible for developing business strategies for delivering products to customers.
Wendy Ferren, EVP and GM, Paramount Home Media Distribution International
Ferren manages worldwide distribution of Paramount’s product, from packaged media to TV and digital media. Her international responsibilities cover the successful distribution of the studio’s content through EST, VOD, pay-TV, and free and basic cable. Ferren joined Paramount in 2006 and previously held the position of EVP of TV and digital distribution for the studio.
Gaspare Benso, EVP and GM, international, Paramount Home Media
Benso oversees sales, marketing and distribution of the studio’s home media content, including electronic sellthrough, VOD and packaged media, in all international territories outside North America. Originally from Italy, he relocated to the United States in 1999 and has held a variety of executive positions in the theatrical, home video, television, digital and consumer products divisions in several foreign markets, including the United Kingdom and Italy. Benso joined Paramount in 2007.
Madeline Herdrich, SVP, digital and new media distribution, Paramount Pictures
Paramount looks to Herdrich to manage and grow the studio’s digital, satellite, cable, IPTV and mobile distribution sales channels. Since joining the studio in 2007, she has handled Paramount’s relationships with Apple, Vudu, CinemaNow, Amazon, AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Samsung, Microsoft and others.
Dave Davis, SVP, digital transaction sales, international, Paramount Home Media Distribution
Davis manages both key local platforms and global customers, with a worldwide reach that covers nearly 200 countries. Previously, he oversaw physical and digital distribution for the Asia-Pacific and Latin America regions, and prior to that Davis managed the studio’s international digital distribution and domestic cable VOD businesses.