He also serves on the Board of the Zimmer Children's Museum, the Banff World Media Festival, the Hollywood Radio & Television Society (HRTS) and the charity My Friend's Place. In addition, he is a member of the Board of Directors of TVGN (TV Guide Network), Lionsgate's 50/50 partnership with CBS Corporation, and EPIX, Lionsgate's channel venture with Viacom and MGM. Mr. Beggs will receive Operation Smile's John Connor Humanitarian Award later this month.
Lionsgate has also recently announced new long-term contracts for Chief Executive Officer Jon Feltheimer, Vice Chairman Michael Burns, Co-Chief Operating Officer Brian Goldsmith, General Counsel and Chief Strategic Officer Wayne Levin, Jason Constantine, Motion Picture Group President of Acquisitions and Co-Productions, and Ron Schwartz, President and General Manager, Home Entertainment Sales & Distribution.
Lionsgate is a leading global entertainment company with a strong and diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, family entertainment, digital distribution, new channel platforms and international distribution and sales. Lionsgate currently has 30 television shows on 20 different networks spanning its primetime production, distribution and syndication businesses, including such critically-acclaimed hits as the multiple Emmy Award-winning Mad Men and Nurse Jackie, the comedy Anger Management, the network series Nashville , the syndication success The Wendy Williams Show and the critically-acclaimed new series Orange Is The New Black.Its feature film business has been fueled by such recent successes as the blockbuster first installment of The Hunger Games franchise, The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn – Part 2, Now You See Me, Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain, Warm Bodies, Snitch, Texas Chainsaw 3D, The Expendables 2, The Possession, Sinister, Arbitrage and Pantelion Films' breakout hit Instructions Not Included, one of the highest-grossing Spanish-language films ever in the U.S. Lionsgate's home entertainment business is an industry leader in box office-to-DVD and box office-to-VOD revenue conversion rate. Lionsgate handles a prestigious and prolific library of approximately 15,000 motion picture and television titles that is an important source of recurring revenue and serves as the foundation for the growth of the Company's core businesses. The Lionsgate and Summit brands remain synonymous with original, daring, quality entertainment in markets around the world.