Gary Marenzi

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Gary Marenzi "is President of the revitalized Worldwide Television operation of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM). He re-joined MGM in May, 2007, and he shares overall responsibility for the division with Co-President Jim Packer. Mr. Marenzi's duties include overseeing both production and distribution for television and digital media at MGM.

"Prior to his appointment at MGM, Mr. Marenzi was President of Marenzi & Associates, which he founded in 2004 to provide strategic management advice and implementation for the media and entertainment industry. Some of Marenzi's clients included Lucasfilm Ltd, IMAX Corporation, Sinclair Broadcast Group, ProSieben/Sat1 Germany, TV 4 Sweden, TV 2 Norway, TV 2 Denmark, TeleFilm Argentina and Amedia Russia .

"Prior to founding his own firm, Mr. Marenzi was President of International Television for Paramount Pictures for seven years. During his tenure with Paramount, Mr. Marenzi generated several billion dollars in license fee revenue for Paramount feature films, TV programming and formats with TV broadcasters and cable channels outside the U.S. He also oversaw Paramount's TV co-production/co-financing operations that yielded USA Network's hits, The Dead Zone and The 4400.

"Between 1992 and 1997, Mr. Marenzi recorded his first tour of duty at MGM as President of the MGM Telecommunications Group, where he was responsible for all of MGM's international television and worldwide pay television business activities. Before MGM, Mr. Marenzi was President of the UIP Pay TV Group based in London for three years. In the early portion of his career, Mr. Marenzi laid a foundation for his experience in television with roles at Skouras Pictures, Inc., The Samuel Goldwyn Company, Warner Home Video, Columbia Pictures, and HBO. Mr. Marenzi received both his BA and MBA from Stanford University." [1]

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  1. Gary Marenzi, MGM, accessed November 17, 2010.