Ascent Media Group, LLC (Ascent) today announced the appointment of Larry Birstock to senior vice president, Media Services, Alan Silvers to vice president, Media Services and Charlie Mitchell to vice president, Digital Services Group. All three will be based in Ascent Media’s DMDC in Burbank, CA and report to Adam Poulter, senior vice president, Global Media and Digital Services. “We are proud to welcome these three significant industry professionals whose in-depth knowledge of the industry sectors in which Ascent operates, and their strong leadership experience, will be instrumental to Ascent’s continued growth as a leader in the global digital media supply chain,” said Poulter. “These appointments support our strategy to invest in high class talent to take advantage of new opportunities, expand the company’s global reach, and provide world-class services to our customers.” Prior to joining Ascent Media, Birstock served as president, global integration at Prime Focus where he was primarily responsible for integrating the company’s global operations. Before that he served as CEO at Post Logic Studios and vice president and general manager at Technicolor Creative Services. Charlie Mitchell most recently served as senior vice president, sales at Origin Digital where he oversaw the creation and execution of the company’s revenue-generating activities and was responsible for the acquisition of new customers including Comcast and Cisco. Previously, Mitchell held various senior positions at StreamSign Media, Savvis, Runway, Inc., Picture PipeLine, 3 Point Digital and MCI Worldcom. And similarly Silvers previously served as vice president, new initiatives at Reliance Mediaworks where he spearheaded business development and sales of digital image processing services. Silvers also served as director, technical services at Cinesite and supervised high-definition mastering at the Walt Disney Company. About Ascent Media Group Santa Monica, California-based Ascent Media Group, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ascent Media Corporation (NASDAQ: ASCMA). With more than 40 facilities worldwide, Ascent Media Group is a leading provider of fully integrated, end-to-end services for the global digital media supply chain. Guided by our entrepreneurial culture, we blend breakthrough creative with emerging technologies to deliver some of the most advanced and innovative media solutions to help film and television studios, independent producers, broadcast networks, cable channels, advertising agencies and other companies make, manage, move and monetize their digital media. Forward-Looking Statements Certain statements in this press release may constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other important factors that could cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Ascent Media Corporation and its subsidiaries or industry results, to differ materially from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such risks, uncertainties and other factors include, among others: the risks and factors described in the statements and reports of Ascent Media Corporation filed or furnished with the Securities and Exchange Commission (and publicly available at the Securities and Exchange Commission’s website, www.sec.gov ); general economic and business conditions and industry trends; spending on television advertising, first-run content libraries and existing content libraries; the regulatory and competitive environment of the industries in which Ascent Media Corporation operates; rapid technological changes; future financial performance, including availability, terms and deployment of capital; changes in, or failure to comply with, government regulations, including, without limitation, regulations of the Federal Communications Commission, and adverse outcomes from regulatory proceedings; and competitor responses to Ascent Media Corporation’s products and services, and the overall market acceptance of such products and services, including acceptance of the pricing of such products and services. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this Release. Ascent Media Corporation expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to disseminate any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statement contained herein to reflect any change in Ascent Media Corporation’s expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based.
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