NEW YORK (ClebrityAccess) – Audio Network, one of the world’s largest independent creators and publishers of original high-quality music for use in film, television, advertising and digital media, has appointed Cindy Chao as its VP, East Coast.
Based in New York and reporting to Andy Williams, Global Commercial Director (London), Chao will be tasked with driving awareness of the Audio Network brand in the US and executing the company’s strategy across its core customer segments of advertising & branded content. She will also play an integral role in maximizing revenue opportunities through synchronization licensing with key US partners.
Previously, Chao served as Head of Branded Content role at Audio Network, prior to stepping away to lead the operations of Squeak E. Clean Studios.
“We’re delighted to welcome Cindy back to the Audio Network family,” said Robb Smith, CEO at Audio Network. She’s joining at an incredible point of business growth in our US market and, with her leadership in place on the East Coast, we’ll be able to super-charge our efforts.”
Chao added: “I’m incredibly excited to join during this era of growth. Robb and his powerhouse leadership team have created an amazing opportunity for me to contribute to a company that continues to reshape the industry.”
Earlier this year, Entertainment One entered into an agreement to acquire Audio Network, in a buyout valued at approximately US $215 million.