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Darren Seidel

Chief Operating Officer

Darren Seidel joined the executive team in 2015 as Chief Financial Officer. In 2016 he took on the dual role as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer until 2024, and he currently serves as Chief Operating Officer. He is responsible for leading the executives in charge of key company businesses, including Payroll, Global Casting, Residuals and a growing international business. His focus is to ensure that all systems, processes, resources, and people are in place to achieve the goals of each business and the company.

Prior to Entertainment Partners, Darren was the Senior Vice President, International Finance, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Prior to Warner he worked at The Walt Disney Company holding a variety of leadership positions, from helping lead Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment business in Asia Pacific and Latin America to the head of finance for a Disney Consumer Products business unit.

Darren is on the Foundation Board for Providence St. Johns Santa Monica, the finance committee for the LACC, and the scholarship committee for the employees of the BABC. Mr. Seidel holds an MBA from the University of Notre Dame and currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and three children.

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