NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Errol Antzis has been named Chief Financial Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Metropolitan Talent. Antzis will oversee Metropolitan’s finances, strategic planning and implementation of new business initiatives.
Antzis has more than 25 years of investment banking experience and was instrumental in arranging and closing Metropolitan’s recent strategic partnership with Plainfield Asset Management, allowing the company access to significant capital for its concert, record label and talent management divisions, as well as its planned expansion into new areas of business.
“We are very pleased to have Errol join our management team,” said Al Cafaro, Metropolitan Talent’s co-CEO. “Errol’s deep understanding of both the creative and financial aspects of the music industry combined with proven leadership skills will be vital to support the growth of our company.”
Prior to joining Metropolitan Talent, Antzis was the co-manager and principal of VSS Mezzanine Partners, L.P., a private equity fund investing in media and entertainment companies. Other professional positions have included division head of the Media and Entertainment Finance Group at Banque Paribas (now BNP Paribas), managing director at GE Capital and vice president at both The Bank of New York and J.P. Morgan Chase.
Additionally, Antzis owns a music magazine publishing company, PPV Media, LLC, and a recording studio in Manhattan.– Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner