Talent management agency Syngency has welcomed former Casting Networks and Virgin CEO Glen Ward to the company as CEO. Mr. Ward replaces Syngency founder Ryan Marshall, who becomes the firm’s Chief Product Officer.
“Recruiting such a seasoned international executive as Glen Ward to lead the operation is a true testament to the attractiveness and value of our exciting new venture,” said Mr. Marshall.
Mr. Ward has more than 30 years of diverse experience across the entertainment, retail and consumer technology sectors. In his new role, he will lead Syngency into its next stage of evolution and help to create an operating system for the international entertainment industry.
“I am absolutely thrilled to be joining an enhanced Syngency business at this pivotal stage,” said Mr. Ward. “Having continually monitored the development of entertainment and talent management solutions worldwide, there remains a significant demand for innovation and improvement in the customer experience. And together with our world class team, and excellent product and service, we pledge to cater to that need.”