(November 7, 2001 - Glendale, CA) - Robert Genthert has been named Vice President, Finance and Administration, Warner Bros. Online, it was announced today by Jim Noonan, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Warner Bros. Online. In this position, Genthert will oversee all of the financial aspects of Warner Bros. Online including budgeting, forecasting and revenue projections. Genthert will also work closely with Business Development to create business models for the evaluation of third party deals, including advertising, licensing and e-commerce transactions. He is also responsible for ongoing communication of business plans to Warner Bros. and AOL Time Warner executive management. Prior to joining Warner Bros., Genthert served as Chief Financial Officer for Trend Printing. Before that, he held a number of posts at The Walt Disney Company, most recently as Vice President, Worldwide Finance for Buena Vista Home Entertainment. During his tenure at Disney, he also served as Director of Accounting and Senior Accounting Manager for the Walt Disney Publishing Group, Manager of Financial Reporting at Walt Disney Imagineering and a Senior Auditor. He's also held financial positions at MGM/UA Communications, Foote, Cone, Belding and Goldklang & Assoc. Genthert is a CPA and has at bachelor of science degree in accounting and computer science from Radford University in Virginia.
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