Industry Moves: Netflix Hires Vet For Content Acquisition

Netflix added two veteran film and home video execs, in an effort to boost exclusive content and DVD acquisitions. It has hired Bahman Naraghi, formerly COO of film company Intermedia Films, as VP and head of original content. He will be in charge of acquisitions and distribution of original content for Netflix’s catalog of films, primarily independently produced movie and TV properties. Sanford Friedman, formerly head of DreamWorks Home Entertainment worldwide operations, joined Netflix as VP of product operations.
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