Electus promotes in creative, distribution arms

LA-headquartered multimedia studio Electus has made a raft of promotions across its creative development, international distribution, business affairs and marketing divisions. (Pictured: Electus CEO Chris Grant)
June 25, 2015

LA-headquartered multimedia studio Electus has made a raft of promotions across its creative development, international distribution and business affairs divisions.

In creative development, Sean Canino has been promoted from director to VP of creative development for unscripted television.

Meanwhile, Raymond Galaviz has been upped from coordinator to manager of creative development and talent, while Max Levenson - who previously served as executive assistant to Electus CEO Chris Grant – has been promoted to manager of current and creative development.

Over in international distribution, Brad Jorgensen has been elevated from VP to senior VP of worldwide operations, while Cyrus Farrokh has added Northern Europe to his purview and has been promoted to VP of Northern Europe and Asia Pacific. Elsewhere, Diego Piasek has been upped from executive director to VP of international distribution and production.

Finally, business affairs sees former senior counsel Julia Shapiro promoted to VP of legal and business affairs. while in marketing, former director KC Walker has been upped to executive director of marketing solutions.

“We are proud to announce the many well-deserved promotions within the Electus team,” said Grant (pictured) in a statement. “We take great pride in fostering development and growth in our staff and each of these individuals has proven to be a valuable asset to our continued success.”

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