Halifax, NS – 17 July 2015 – DHX Media (“DHX” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: DHXM; TSX: DHX.A, DHX.B), a key player internationally in the creation of content for families and children, has strengthened its international team with the appointment of kids’ industry veteran Richard Rowe as Director of International Acquisitions and Co-productions.
Rowe’s global role will see him sourcing original content for co-production as well as sourcing programming for DHX Media’s distribution unit.
Josh Scherba, SVP Distribution at DHX Media, said: “We welcome Richard to the DHX team and look forward to benefiting from his talents and experience. His far-reaching role will be a considerable asset to us as we look to consolidate international relationships and secure the best new content for our business.”
Richard Rowe added: “I have spent a significant amount of time working with DHX in various roles, both at Turner and more recently at Rowe Media. I have found it to be a company full of great people and doing great things, and I can’t wait to get started in a permanent capacity”.
Rowe spent the first 12 years of his career at Turner Broadcasting. During this time his remit included most international markets, working in a variety of roles that covered programming, acquisitions, co-productions and development. More recently he created Rowe Media to provide consultancy services to the children’s television industry.
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About DHX Media
DHX Media Ltd. (www.dhxmedia.com), a key player internationally in the creation of content for families and children, is recognized globally for such brands as Yo Gabba Gabba!, Caillou, Teletubbies, In the Night Garden, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test, Slugterra and the multiple award-winning Degrassi franchise. The Company is owner of the Family suite of channels, operated as DHX Television. DHX Media Ltd. markets and distributes its library of more than 11,000 half-hours of entertainment programming worldwide, and licenses its owned properties through its dedicated brand-management and consumer-products business, DHX Brands. DHX Media Ltd.’s full-service international licensing agency, Copyright Promotions Licensing Group Ltd. (CPLG), represents numerous entertainment, sport and design brands. With offices in 15 cities worldwide, including Toronto, Vancouver, Halifax, Los Angeles, London, Paris, Barcelona, Milan, Munich, Amsterdam and Beijing, DHX Media Ltd. is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol DHXM, and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbols DHX.A and DHX.B.
This press release contains forward looking statements with respect to DHX Media including the ability of the company to acquire new content. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in such forward looking statements are reasonable, such statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on information currently available to the Company. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current expectations, among other things, include risk factors discussed in materials filed with applicable securities regulatory authorities from time to time including matters discussed under “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form for the year ended June 30, 2014, and annual Management Discussion and Analysis, which form part of the Company’s registration statement on Form 40-F filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof, and the Company assumes no obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances, except as required by law.