Montgomery to join DreamWorks Animation board

DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. has elected Michael J. Montgomery to its board of directors. Montgomery currently serves as president of Montgomery & Co., a leading investment bank for growth companies in the information technology, communications, healthcare and media sectors, where he is responsible for leading the firm’s media and entertainment practice. Before joining Montgomery & Co., he was CEO of Sega Gameworks, a joint venture between Sega, Universal Studios, and DreamWorks SKG. In 1995, Montgomery joined DreamWorks and was instrumental in raising $1 billion in private equity financing. Prior to his experience with DreamWorks, he was the executive vice president and chief financial officer of EuroDisney. Before assuming his role at EuroDisney, Montgomery was the vice president and treasurer of the Walt Disney Company where he was actively involved in the IPO of EuroDisney in 1989. “I am pleased to welcome Michael to our board of directors. I believe that his wealth of financial and industry experience with some of the largest names in entertainment coupled with his history at DreamWorks makes him an ideal addition to our world-class board,” said DreamWorks Animation SKG chairman Roger Enrico.

 

connect@animationxpress.com