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Company Overview of Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.

Company Overview

Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc., an entertainment company, creates, produces, markets, distributes, and licenses various forms of entertainment and their related businesses across various media and platforms in the United States and internationally. The company specializes in various entertainment activities, including feature films, television, home entertainment/DVD, animation, product and brand licensing, interactive entertainment, comic books, digital distribution, video games, international cinemas, and broadcasting. It also develops and produces musicals and other stage productions for the studio; and operates an online store. The company was founded in 1923 and is based in Burbank, C...

4000 Warner Boulevard

Building 168

Burbank, CA 91522

United States

Founded in 1923

Phone:

818-954-6000

Fax:

212-954-7667

Key Executives for Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 49
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
President of DC Entertainment
President of Warner Bros Television Group
President of New Line Cinema and Chief Operating Officer of New Line Cinema
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. Key Developments

Warner Brothers Plans to Slash Up to 1,000 Jobs

Warner Brothers plans to eliminate as many as 1,000 jobs, which would be more than 10% of its work force. Although the exact number of job cuts, expected to come in October or November, could be slightly lower, the cuts are still expected to be deep. The sizable cuts at Warner Brothers, producer of film and television programming, would come as parent company Time Warner scrambles to reduce spending.

Warner Bros. In Talks To Acquire WWE Library

Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. is in talks to acquire the World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. (NYSE:WWE) library, two individuals with knowledge of the negotiations told TheWrap. While the details and financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, the library is estimated to have nearly 150,000 hours of content, consisting of television shows, pay-per-view events and house shows dating back to the 1950s.

John Stanley Promotes at Warner Bros

John Stanley's role at Warner Bros has been expanded. In addition to his responsibilities as SVP & managing director at Warner Bros Home Entertainment Group UK, Ireland, Spain & Nordics, Stanley will take on overall leadership of Warner Bros Digital Distribution UK and Warner Bros Consumer Products UK. He will continue to report to Josh Berger, president & managing director, Warner Bros UK, Ireland & Spain. Under Stanley's leadership, Warner Bros has consistently delivered above market growth performance in its Home Entertainment and Games businesses at retail. He joined in February 2007 as managing director Warner Home Video UK, having previously spent 11 years at 20th Century Fox.

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