Adam Stotsky will take over as president of MRC’s Live & Alternative division, the global entertainment company announced on Sunday (Sept. 12).
MRC’s Live & Alternative division includes the company’s portfolio of live televised entertainment events. The division recently announced it will produce the Academy of Country Music Awards, partnering with Amazon Prime Video, and it’s in pre-production working on the 50th anniversary show of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest on ABC and the Streamy Awards for YouTube.
Stotsky worked at NBCUniversal for 19 years, at various times serving as global president of E! Entertainment, president of Esquire Network, chief marketing officer of NBC Entertainment and EVP global marketing of SYFY. He’s also worked at at Discovery Communications and Fallon Worldwide.
“It’s an honor to be joining MRC, who have built a reputation for many industry firsts in our business. I am looking forward to building on the company’s culture of innovation with the team across our legendary roster of programs and developing new live and alternative formats,” Stotsky said in a news release.
Stotsky will report to MRC CEOs and co-founders Modi Wiczyk and Asif Satchu. The co-founders said, in a news release, that Stotsky is well-positioned to lead MRC Live & Alternative through a period of growth and innovation, and praised his reputation for building brands and franchises.