Imageworks Interactive Sets Senior Management Team

Senior Vice President Emmanuelle Borde Announces Robert Speiser and JD

Black Will Join Scott Nourse as Vice Presidents Overseeing Marketing,

Client Services and Production

Feb 14, 2008, 00:00 ET from Sony Pictures Imageworks

    CULVER CITY, Calif., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the announcement
 that the digital marketing and production unit of Sony Pictures Digital
 Entertainment joined Imageworks as Imageworks Interactive, Senior Vice
 President Emmanuelle Borde announces Robert Speiser has been hired as Vice
 President of Marketing and JD Black has been promoted to Vice President of
 Client Services. Speiser and Black join Scott Nourse, Vice President of
 Production, as the senior team alongside Borde.
     Under the new management structure, Speiser will oversee marketing
 strategy, new business development, market research and CRM while Black
 will manage the day-to-day client services for all Imageworks Interactive's
 clients and implement marketing strategy on their behalf. Nourse continues
 in the position he has held since 2005 overseeing design, technology,
 product development and web and video production.
     "For a long time, marketing and client services were being handled
 simultaneously within the same group," said Borde. "While they will
 continue to work very closely, the move to clearly delineate the two
 internally is an acknowledgement of our group's overall growth and a
 necessary response in accommodating the needs of an increasing client base
 by positioning our resources to best serve our clients."
     Speiser joins Imageworks Interactive from the Designory Agency (Omnicom
 Group). At the Designory, he was responsible for leading business
 development and marketing for a range of clients including Nissan,
 Infiniti, AIG and SunAmerica. Prior to the Designory, Speiser was Vice
 President of Marketing and Business Development at Vendare Media where he
 focused on the consumer packaged goods, entertainment and financial
 services industries.
     Black has been with Sony Pictures since 1999, most recently as
 Executive Director of Marketing and Client Services for Imageworks
 Interactive overseeing day-to-day client services for Sony Pictures
 Entertainment clients. During his tenure with the company, Black has
 overseen e-commerce initiatives and the online extension of the Sony
 Pictures Home Entertainment catalog into
     Nourse has served as Vice President of Production since 2005. Prior to
 joining Sony Pictures, he was President and Co-Founder of the Austin,
 Texas- based digital marketing agency Deeply Superficial Productions where
 he managed creative services for such clients as Time Warner, Visa and the
 United States Postal Service.
     "Imageworks Interactive is a full-service interactive agency," said
 Borde. "With JD, Scott and Robert, I am confident we have an executive team
 in place that will grow our business, expand our offerings and maintain our
 commitment to provide unparalleled client services."
     About Sony Pictures Imageworks Interactive
     Sony Pictures Imageworks Interactive provides its clients with
 comprehensive digital marketing strategy, online research, customer
 relationship management, product development and website design and
 development. The unit is specialized in the management and extension of
 entertainment brands into the digital space. Imageworks Interactive has
 developed thousands of websites and digital campaigns for worldwide studio
 initiatives, including a unified online presence for all of Sony Pictures
 Entertainment at Other notable worldwide campaigns
 include the Spider-Man movie trilogy, Stuart Little, Open Season, Surf's
 Up, Wheel of Fortune, JEOPARDY! and The Boondocks.

SOURCE Sony Pictures Imageworks