DENVER, Colo., June 05, 2008 â€“ Thought Equity Motion, the worldâ€™s largest supplier of online motion content licensing and management services, today announced the appointment of Sal Siino as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Siino will oversee the companyâ€™s growing US sales operations, as well as its expanding roster of international sales offices.
â€œSalâ€™s insight into the needs of the media space and its ever-growing demand for content, coupled with his capacity to cultivate important industry partnerships, assures he will help maximize the return on Thought Equity Motionâ€™s assets and drive the type of innovative solutions upon which Thought Equity Motion customers have come to rely,â€? said Kevin Schaff, founder and CEO of Thought Equity Motion.
Siino brings more than 15 years of leadership experience to the position. Previously with Westwood One, he served as Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Operations, where he oversaw more than $200 Million in annual revenues. Before joining Westwood One, he practiced law with Kelley, Drye & Warren in New York and worked as an investment banker in Merrill Lynch’s Mergers and Acquisitions group. Siino received his BA from Georgetown University, his J.D. from The George Washington University School of Law and his MBA from Harvard Business School.
“I am excited to join the Thought Equity team during a period of such rapid growth in the company’s evolution,â€? said Siino. â€œThe incredibly vast and unique motion content asset base continues to expand every day, which means better offerings for customers.â€?
Siinoâ€™s addition to the Thought Equity Motion team affirms the companyâ€™s commitment to growth and on-going delivery of the best products and services to customers worldwide.
â€œSal brings a proven track record in the content industry. He will play a pivotal role in the continuing success of Thought Equity Motion as the leader in providing access to the worldâ€™s largest motion content collection,â€? added Schaff.
About Thought Equity Motion
Thought Equity Motion is the world leader in providing access to high quality film, video and music content. The companyâ€™s forward-thinking approach to digital video has produced an array of products and services to meet the exploding demand of new media.
Widely recognized for its expertise in licensing rights, Thought Equity Motion is the licensing agent for renowned media companies including Paramount Pictures, MGM, NBC News, HBO, National Geographic, Sony Pictures, the NCAA and hundreds of others.
With offices located around the world, Thought Equity Motion offers the broadest, deepest content collection available. This vast collection, combined with leading-edge technology, makes Thought Equity Motion the preferred destination for multimedia professionals.
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