Suzanna Makkos. Image credit: HBO Max
These are the most notable hires, promotions, and departures within the media community in the last week. For executive news updated daily, check out The Org's People on the Move.
Disney’s ABC News has lost its Head of Communications, Julie Townsend, who said she will depart on May 14. Townsend is leaving her post to lead global consumer communications at a yet-to-be-named company. Source | Full Story
AT&T-owned WarnerMedia has consolidated Adult Swim and HBO Max’s adult animation development teams into one unit led by Suzanna Makkos. She now sports the title of EVP Original Comedy and Animation for HBO Max and Adult Swim. Source
Clubhouse Media Group, an influencer-based marketing and media firm, added Perry Simon to its official Advisory Board. Mr. Simon is currently the President of independent production company Shore View Entertainment. Source
Workinman Interactive revealed that Roy Contreras has joined the company as the new CEO. Contreras previously held senior leadership roles at Nickelodeon and Amazon. Source
Kin has hired Shani Black Joins as Head of Programming & Development. Black was previously a Supervising Producer on Red Table Talk with Jada Pinkett Smith. Source
[Constantin Film](https://theorg.com/org/constantin-film/team "Constantin Film's org chart on The Org") has selected Richard S. Wright as SVP of Physical Production. Wright served for two decades as Head of Production at Lakeshore Entertainment. Source
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