White To Head Orion Vid Unit

Len White has been named chairman and chief executive officer of Orion Home Entertainment Corp., effective March 1. The promotion has been expected since Larry Hilford resigned from that position last month.

White’s promotion comes amid uncertainty over Orion’s future. If the company succeeds in selling off rights to several films, it would diminish the amount of product available for the homevid pipeline.

Formerly president and chief operating officer of Orion’s video division, White joined the company in its homevid startup phase in 1987. Prior to joining Orion, White was president of the consumer products division of CBS/Fox Video from 1983 to 1987.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Digital News from Variety

Loading