ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Starz, LLC President Glenn Curtis announced the promotion of Scott D. Macdonald to the position of Chief Financial Officer for Starz, LLC. Macdonald served most recently as executive vice president, finance, accounting and treasurer for Starz, LLC where he oversaw the finance and accounting activities across the Starz family of companies out of the Englewood, Colo. headquarters.
"Scott has a deep understanding of the various Starz business lines and strategies and is a key member of our executive team," said Curtis. "With more than 25 years of experience in the multichannel television industry in various finance and accounting roles and through providing strong leadership since joining Starz in 2006, I am very pleased to congratulate Scott on his new position as CFO."
Macdonald commented, "With the expansion of our original programming line-up, the increased sales of our content in international territories and expansion of our services on multiple platforms, these are exciting times in the history of the Starz companies. I am very pleased to be a part of the future growth of Starz and thank my team for their hard work and continued contributions to its success."
Macdonald joined Starz Media in 2006 as senior vice president, finance and accounting, and then was promoted to executive vice president, finance and accounting and treasurer at Starz Media in 2007, Starz, LLC in 2008 and Starz Entertainment in 2009. Prior to joining Starz, Macdonald worked for Adelphia Communications as Chief Accounting Officer, AT&T Broadband as senior vice president and corporate controller and for PRIMESTAR, Inc., serving as vice president, controller.
Macdonald graduated from the University of Wyoming with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. He is currently a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Macdonald resides in Centennial, Colo. with his wife and three children.
Starz Entertainment, LLC, is a premium movie and original programming entertainment service provider operating in the United States. The company offers 17 premium channels including the flagship STARZ® and ENCORE® brands with approximately 20.1 million and 33.6 million subscribers respectively. Starz Entertainment airs in total more than 1,000 movies and original series every month across its pay TV channels. Starz Entertainment is recognized as a pay TV leader in providing HD, On Demand, HD On Demand and online advanced services for its STARZ, ENCORE and MOVIEPLEX brands. Starz Entertainment (www.starz.com) is an operating unit of Starz, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation (NASDAQ: LMCA).
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