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Parthenon hires on first MD

Parthenon Entertainment Limited has named former Hit Entertainment SVP and divisional CFO, Mike Shanks, as the company's first managing director. The move follows the recent company acquisition by CEO of Parthenon, Carl Hall. Shanks takes over his new role immediately and is responsible for overseeing operations across the company's UK, European and Canadian offices. He brings nearly 10 years of experience working in the international TV industry.
September 17, 2009

Parthenon Entertainment Limited has named former Hit Entertainment SVP and divisional CFO, Mike Shanks, as the company’s first managing director. The move follows the recent company acquisition by CEO of Parthenon, Carl Hall. Shanks takes over his new role immediately and is responsible for overseeing operations across the company’s UK, European and Canadian offices. He brings nearly 10 years of experience working in the international TV industry.

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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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