Posted on: 08 June 2011 by Mark Howells
Former Chief Sales Officer & Executive Vice President of Crest Digital, John Walker, has joined Post Modern Group, LLC (PMG) in the position of Executive Vice President, Sales & Acquisitions.
In his new role, Mr Walker will use his 25 years of sales, management and marketing experience in the post production, film distribution and IFE industries to help all PMG divisions develop new business opportunities with special focus on the company’s Sea Movies brand, which distributes entertainment programming to cruise lines and other ancillary markets.
In his previous position with Crest Digital as Chief Sales Officer & Executive Vice President, he was personally responsible for the development of long term contractual relationships with a number of high-profile Fortune 500 corporations from which the majority of the company’s sales were derived.Prior to joining Crest he was Director of Worldwide Sales, Marketing and Acquisitions at St. Louis based Swank Motion Pictures, Inc., a distributor of content to non-theatrical markets. There his achievements included the negotiation of numerous distribution contracts leading to significant increases in sales and profitability.
“John is recognised as a leader in the IFE industry, both within the Hollywood community and beyond,” commented Amir Samnani, Managing Partner/COO of Post Modern Group. “His extensive experience, as well as his strong track record of prior achievements in IFE and other markets, will be a great asset to PMG. We are delighted that he has joined our team.”
Rick Warren, Managing Partner/CFO of Post Modern Group added, “With the addition of John to the existing Sea Movies team of Harvey Baren, President, Travis Peterson, GM and EVP Candice Pascal, as well as Scott Moore and Shana Coulter on the Operations side, we believe we have built an impressive team that will further the company’s goals.”