(August 1, 2007 - Burbank, CA) — Ron Scott has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Distribution, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, it was announced today by John Quinn, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Supply Chain Management, Warner Home Video. In his new role, Scott will expand upon his current responsibilities and focus on building a state of the art, direct to retail games business for Warner Bros. Home Entertainment in all major global markets. He is also responsible for engaging the company’s distribution partners and involved in the ongoing management of these relationships. “The games industry is a high growth area for Warner Bros. that presents numerous opportunities to further establish us as a key player in the market and expand on market share,” said Quinn. “Ron’s deep expertise in both the interactive space, as well as in building long-term partner relationships will be of great value to us going forward.” Since joining Warner Bros. Home Entertainment in January 2007, Scott helped develop the direct to retail strategy that is now the basis of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s publishing model. In addition, Scott was an integral team member in finalizing the distribution deals with Codemasters, Brash Entertainment, and Empire Interactive, which augment Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s internal product flow and helped the operation gain scale quickly. “I am very proud of the progress we’ve made this year in building out our North American team and expanding our industry partnerships”, said Scott, “and expect the business to gain additional momentum as we expand the organization internationally and continue to build our network of industry partners.” Prior to joining Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Scott held the posts of President and Board Member of Crave Entertainment and Executive Vice President of Worldwide Publishing for Activision. Scott is a graduate of Occidental College in Eagle Rock, California. About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment’s home video, digital distribution, interactive entertainment/videogames, direct-to-DVD production, technical operations and anti-piracy businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. WBHEG is responsible for the global distribution of content through DVD, electronic sell-through and transactional VOD, and delivery of theatrical content to wireless and online channels, and is also a significant worldwide publisher for both internal and third party videogame titles.
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