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Entertainment One Appoints Allan Leighton as Chairman

LONDON — Allan Leighton has been tapped as chairman of film and TV entertainment group Entertainment One, and Linda Robinson has joined the board as a non-executive director.

Leighton replaces James Corsellis, who remains a non-executive director of the company. Patrice Theroux, who is chief of eOne’s global film business, will stand down from the board.

Corsellis commented: “Allan brings a wealth of public market and business experience, and we feel will be uniquely positioned to represent the interest of all shareholders as well as support the senior management team in this next stage of the company’s evolution.”

Leighton is chairman of Pace and prexy of Pandora. He was formerly chairman of the U.K.’s Royal Mail, CEO of Asda Stores Limited and Walmart Europe, deputy chairman of Selfridges & Co., and chairman of LastMinute.com. He is also a former director of BSkyB, Loblaw Companies and George Weston.

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