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Former SVP of William Morris Agency joins Metan

Metan Development Group has announced that industry veteran Neil Strum will become Executive Vice President this month. Metan, which creates and distributes content made specifically for Chinese audiences, will task Strum with overseeing operations for the company. Previously, Strum was SVP at William Morris Agency, and had a hand in the Hasbro-Discovery Networks joint venture, The HUB. Before WMA, Strum has worked for Universal Television, where he was EVP, The Family Channel, Touchstone Television, Sony Television and ABC Network.
June 2, 2010

Metan Development Group has announced that industry veteran Neil Strum will become Executive Vice President this month. Metan, which creates and distributes content made specifically for Chinese audiences, will task Strum with overseeing operations for the company. Previously, Strum was SVP at William Morris Agency, and had a hand in the Hasbro-Discovery Networks joint venture, The HUB. Before WMA, Strum has worked for Universal Television, where he was EVP, The Family Channel, Touchstone Television, Sony Television and ABC Network.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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