Blockchain’s MovieCoin Adds Martin Pompadour To Board of Directorsbr>
MovieCoin, a financial technology company that is leveraging blockchain technology and cryptographic tokens for the film and entertainment industry, has appointed Marty Pompadur to its Board of Directors.
Pompadur’s career started with American Broadcasting Companies (ABC), where he became the organization’s youngest-ever member of the Board of Directors. He also served as president at Ziff Corporation, one of the world’s largest publishers of business publications and consumer special interest magazines, and later became chairman and CEO at RP Companies, where he managed several strategic partnerships and successfully expanded its television and radio programming businesses.
Concurrently, Pompadur consulted for News Corporation and wrote the business plan for the start-up of Fox Television Network. He went on to serve as Chairman of News Corp Europe, where he was responsible for building media and entertainment assets in Europe, the former Soviet Union and the Middle East. In recognition of his contributions to the industry, Pompadur has received many awards including the Steven J. Ross Humanitarian Award by the Entertainment, Media & Communications Division of the UJA – Federation of New York, the Ward L. Quaal Pioneer Award from the Broadcasters Foundation of America and the Digital TV Europe Lifetime Achievement Award.
“Marty has been a well-established advocate for emerging companies in media and entertainment for many years,” said Christopher Woodrow, MovieCoin Chairman and CEO. “I am thrilled to have him join our Board and look forward to leveraging his industry expertise and extensive network. I am confident that Marty’s business management experience, in conjunction with our vision, will continue to set MovieCoin apart as an entertainment industry financing and transaction solution.”
“I look forward to serving on MovieCoin’s Board, and to partnering with Christopher and the entire team,” said Pompadur. “MovieCoin is the preeminent company bringing blockchain technology to the film and entertainment industry in a way that benefits industry participants, investors and consumers alike.”