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Industry Moves: IMG Global Media Hires HBO Veterans Zlotnik And Penney

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IMG has two more HBO vets on board: Carmi Zlotnik will head operations and John Penney will head strategy for IMG Global Media, now led by former HBO head Chris Albrecht, who joined the company last September.

Zlotnik will be responsible for creative execution, operational management and fiscal performance of all production companies and production entities and services; his positions at HBO over 20 years included EVP-new media programming. Penney will be responsible for “the planning and development of Global Media’s growth strategy, expansion efforts and new business platforms.” At HBO, he was SVP for advertising- supported broadband channels. Release.

The company just hired Bayonne Entertainment founder Rob Lee as head of programming, including the responsibilities of overseeing programming activities as well as the creation of new programs and coordination of entertainment generated by IMG’s production companies.