The Hollywood Stock Exchange (HSX), the online gaming and news site, announced Monday the appointments of Ronald B. Cushey as chief financial officer and veep and Steven Lehrhoff as senior veep and general counsel.
“We are thrilled to add strength to our management team in the finance and law arenas,” said Andy Kaplan, HSX’s chairman and CEO. “Ronald and Steven’s expertise offers us the ability to expand our multimedia presence and continue to build on our past success.”
Cushey will participate in HSX’s business, strategic and financial management. With more than 20 years of managerial experience, Cushey comes to the HSX from Harvey Entertainment Co., where he served as executive veep and chief financial officer. Prior to Harvey, Cushey was the executive veep and chief financial officer at the now-defunct Live Entertainment.
Lehrhoff will coordinate and supervise HSX’s business and legal affairs, including its new-business initiatives and financing activities. Before joining HSX, Lehrhoff served as senior veep of business affairs at Ignite Entertainment, a Los Angeles-based independent film production and management company. Prior to that, he worked in the entertainment division of Troop, Steuber, Pasich, Reddick & Tobey and the corporate and securities department at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton.
On the Hollywood Stock Exchange (www.hsx.com) visitors buy, sell and trade shares in celebrities, movies and music purchased with virtual currency.