Eric Ellenbogen

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Eric Ellenbogen
Born Los Angeles, California
Occupation Founder and CEO of Classic Media

Eric Ellenbogen in an American entertainment executive.

In 1987, Ellenbogen became head of Broadway Video. At Golden Books Family Entertainment in 1996, Eric was president.[1] Ellenbogen was appointed CEO and president of Marvel Enterprises in November 1998 and served until July 1999.[2]

Together with John Engelman in May 2000, Ellenbogen launched Classic Media.[3] After the sale of Classic Media to Entertainment Rights in 2007, Ellenbogen left Classic Media, along with Engelman.[4] The two join forces in January 2008 with GTCR to form Boomerang Media, LLC.[5] Boomerang Media purchased Entertainment Rights in 2009, bringing Classic Media back under his control.[4] in 2012 DreamWorks Animation bought Classic Media and renamed it DreamWorks Classics. Later in 2016, DreamWorks Animation and its assets, including DreamWorks Classics, was purchased by NBCUniversal. He is currently[when?] the head of DreamWorks Animation's television division.

Education[edit]

Ellenbogen graduated from Harvard University in 1988 and the UCLA Anderson School of Management in 1992,[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marvel gets new CEO". Money. November 24, 1998. Retrieved 13 April 2011. 
  2. ^ Rhoades, Shirrel. A complete history of American comic books. New York, NY: Peter Lang Publishing. pp. X–XI. Retrieved 2011-03-18. 
  3. ^ Jill Goldsmith, Jill Goldsmith (Jan 9, 2005). "Finding gold in Classic fare". Variety.com. Retrieved 4 October 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Boomerang Media Acquires Entertalinment Rights". ICV2. 04/03/2009. Retrieved 18 October 2011.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  5. ^ "$200 Million for New Content Company". ICV2. 2008-01-24. Retrieved 18 October 2011. 
  6. ^ Class of 1982
Preceded by
Joseph Ahearn
Marvel Enterprises CEO
1998-1999
Succeeded by
F. Peter Cuneo
Preceded by
Joseph Ahearn
Marvel Enterprises President
1998-1999
Succeeded by
F. Peter Cuneo