Henson taps Eskenazi for strategy

The Jim Henson Co., looking to expand its reach, has tapped Paul Eskenazi director of strategic planning, the firm announced Tuesday.

The exec will be responsible for finding and overseeing new business initiatives for Henson. He will also direct biz development and handle investment analysis.

Henson Co. is already involved with multimedia, licensing, publishing, TV and film production, and special effects creation with its Creature Shop.

Eskenazi will be based in L.A. and reports directly to Charles Rivkin, prexy and chief operating officer of Henson.

Eskenazi was formerly a consultant for the Boston Consulting Group. Before that, he worked for Peterson Consulting in Gotham.

“He is joining the company at a time of rapid growth and exciting new opportunities,” Rivkin said. “His experience and knowledge will make an invaluable contribution to our business.”

More Scene

  • Yvette Nicole Brown, Niecy NashNAACP Image

    NAACP Image Awards Nominees' Luncheon Emphasizes Importance of Diversity in Key Industry Roles

    The Jim Henson Co., looking to expand its reach, has tapped Paul Eskenazi director of strategic planning, the firm announced Tuesday. The exec will be responsible for finding and overseeing new business initiatives for Henson. He will also direct biz development and handle investment analysis. Henson Co. is already involved with multimedia, licensing, publishing, TV […]

  • NYWIFT MUSE Awards

    Judith Light Praises Current 'Truth-Telling,' 'Courage' in Hollywood at New York Women in Film & Television Event

    The Jim Henson Co., looking to expand its reach, has tapped Paul Eskenazi director of strategic planning, the firm announced Tuesday. The exec will be responsible for finding and overseeing new business initiatives for Henson. He will also direct biz development and handle investment analysis. Henson Co. is already involved with multimedia, licensing, publishing, TV […]

  • Palm Springs Where to eat Drink

    Palm Springs Hotter Than Ever: Places to Eat, Drink, Stay

    The Jim Henson Co., looking to expand its reach, has tapped Paul Eskenazi director of strategic planning, the firm announced Tuesday. The exec will be responsible for finding and overseeing new business initiatives for Henson. He will also direct biz development and handle investment analysis. Henson Co. is already involved with multimedia, licensing, publishing, TV […]

  • 2017 Ripple of Hope Awards

    Why Alfre Woodard Thinks 'Everybody Gets Left Out' of Film Awards Race

    The Jim Henson Co., looking to expand its reach, has tapped Paul Eskenazi director of strategic planning, the firm announced Tuesday. The exec will be responsible for finding and overseeing new business initiatives for Henson. He will also direct biz development and handle investment analysis. Henson Co. is already involved with multimedia, licensing, publishing, TV […]

  • 'Father Figures' film premiere

    'Father Figures' Premiere Raises Funds for Southern California Wildfire Victims

    The Jim Henson Co., looking to expand its reach, has tapped Paul Eskenazi director of strategic planning, the firm announced Tuesday. The exec will be responsible for finding and overseeing new business initiatives for Henson. He will also direct biz development and handle investment analysis. Henson Co. is already involved with multimedia, licensing, publishing, TV […]

  • 'Grown-ish' TV show premiere

    A Meme Inspired 'Black-ish' Spinoff 'Grown-ish,' Creator Kenya Barris Says

    The Jim Henson Co., looking to expand its reach, has tapped Paul Eskenazi director of strategic planning, the firm announced Tuesday. The exec will be responsible for finding and overseeing new business initiatives for Henson. He will also direct biz development and handle investment analysis. Henson Co. is already involved with multimedia, licensing, publishing, TV […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content