BURBANK, CA August 4, 2015 – Entertainment Partners, the entertainment industry’s leading provider of payroll and production workforce solutions, announced the hiring of Darren Seidel as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Seidel most recently served as Senior Vice President of International Finance, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group. In that role he managed domestic and international finance professionals to bring a holistic financial and strategic view across the video, digital and games business with responsibilities that included forecasts, budgets, long-term strategic plans, and acquisition analysis.
Prior to joining Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group in 2010 as Vice President of International Finance, Seidel held a variety of roles during eight years at the Walt Disney Company, including leading the home entertainment business in Asia Pacific and Latin America and heading up finance for a Disney Consumer Products business unit. Previous position included roles at Netsmart, TVN Entertainment, Nissan, and Ford. He holds an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.