Some major theatrical institutions have recently added new members to their teams. Take a look below at some of the hires taking place.
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Andrew Goldman, VP of Programming, Fathom Events (New York, New York)
Prior to joining Fathom, Goldman served as the SVP/head of programming at Ownzones Entertainment Technologies. Goldman will bring his creative expertise to broaden Fathom's reach and acquire content across cable, broadcast, and Broadway.
Lee Mills, Douglas F. King Associate Conductor, Seattle Symphony (Seattle, WA)
Mills, currently the resident conductor of the Brazilian Symphony, will lead the way with support from Lina Gonzales-Granados, who will serve as conducting fellow. Mills will conduct a wide range of concerts throughout the 2019–2020 season and serve as the cover conductor for the musical director.
Lisa Popham, Managing Partner, Joe Public (London, England)
Having previously served as chief operating officer at Dewynters and working for the Royal Court and the Really Useful Group, Popham joins the theatre marketing firm to "shape the future of the business as it approaches its tenth anniversary," she says. Meanwhile, Con Gornell, former Executive Vice President of Marketing at Warner Bros. Pictures, has been tapped to serve as as Chair of the Board.
Anne Rippey, Director of Marketing, Huntington Theatre Company (Boston, MA)
Rippey, previously the chief marketing officer for Key Brand Entertainment, will lead Huntington’s marketing initiatives and function as a key player in promoting the soon-to-be-renovated Huntington Avenue Theatre. “We know that Anne will make tremendous contributions to our senior staff and to the dedicated marketing team she will soon lead,” said Managing Director Michael Maso.
Jojo Ruf, Managing Director, Theater J (Washington DC)
Ruf last served as managing director of the Laboratory for Global Performances and Politics at Georgetown University. As a long admirer of Theater J, Ruf stated, “I look forward to utilizing my national and international theatre experiences as Theater J continues its growth.”