SDI Media Appoints Mark Howorth to CEO Position

Los Angeles, Sept. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SDI Media is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Howorth as its new CEO. Mark has an impressive resume with extensive experience inside and outside the media and entertainment industry, most recently as COO of Panavision, the leading global provider of cameras and lenses for the motion picture and television industries.

Prior to Panavision, Mark served as CEO of National Mobile Television, one of the largest providers of television trucks/OB vans to the live broadcast industry.  Additionally, Mark spent 15 years at the prestigious strategic management consultancy firm Bain & Company, where he held several leadership roles before ultimately becoming a Partner in the Media & Technology practice. Mark earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 1987 and a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School in 1992.

Mark will report directly to SDI Media’s Board of Directors and will also have a seat on the Board. “SDI Media is an impressive global company with the world’s largest network of owned and operated facilities and a long history of providing the most comprehensive array of localization and related services to the media and entertainment industry. I am thrilled to join this team as we strive to enhance our service offering and introduce innovative solutions designed to assist our clients in meeting their strategic objectives,” said Mark. 

“The addition of Mark as our CEO is a significant step in SDI Media’s evolution and will surely accelerate our efforts to transform the localization marketplace in response to the ever-changing needs of our clients,” said Richard Andrews, President of SDI Media.

Tsuguya Kitade, Chairman of SDI Media’s Board of Directors, added, “We are very pleased that Mark has agreed to join SDI Media. With Mark joining our talented team of professionals, we believe that SDI Media is poised to further solidify its position as a leader in our industry.”

About SDI Media:

SDI Media is the world’s leading media localization provider, offering dubbing, subtitling, and media services for international, regional, and local content owners, aggregators, broadcasters, and new media distributors. SDI Media offers clients a complete end-to-end localization solution for feature films, episodic television series, interactive games, new media, and corporate needs using the most comprehensive suite of customizable localization software applications in the industry. With the world’s largest owned and operated network of facilities, incorporating over 150 recording rooms and more than 85 mixing rooms, SDI Media provides dubbing, subtitling, and other media solutions in more than 80 languages worldwide. Servicing 41 markets, in 37 countries across EMEA, Asia, and The Americas, SDI Media’s global localization footprint provides the only one-stop media localization solution in the industry.

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