GLENDALE, Calif., July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DreamWorks Animation (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced the appointment of Dan Berger as the Company's Head of Corporate Communications. Mr. Berger will serve as DreamWorks Animation's chief corporate spokesperson, while leading the Company's global corporate communications efforts and its Glendale-based communications team. His appointment is effective July 27.
"Dan is an accomplished communications executive who has spent the past 15 years working in every corner of the media business, which makes him the perfect fit for this important role," said Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks Animation. "He will be an invaluable addition to our team, leading our efforts to effectively communicate our corporate vision to key audiences around the world."
"DreamWorks Animation is not only one of the entertainment industry's most forward-thinking and innovative companies, but also one of the world's most trusted and beloved corporate brands," said Mr. Berger. "I'm honored to have the opportunity to work with Jeffrey, Ann Daly and the entire team to support the Company's efforts. I can't wait to get started."
Prior to joining DreamWorks Animation, Mr. Berger spent nine years in a variety of senior communications roles at 21st Century Fox, most recently as Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications. From 2009 to 2013, he was Vice President of Communications for News Corporation – 21st Century Fox's corporate predecessor – and previously served as Vice President of Corporate Communications for Fox Interactive Media, the parent company of News Corporation's digital businesses.
From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Berger served in a number of communications roles at Yahoo!, and previously spent time at several New York-based public relations firms, including Edelman Worldwide and GCI Group.
About DreamWorks Animation DreamWorks Animation (Nasdaq: DWA) creates high-quality entertainment, including CG animated feature films, television specials and series and live entertainment properties, meant for audiences around the world. The Company has world-class creative talent, a strong and experienced management team and advanced filmmaking technology and techniques. All of DreamWorks Animation's feature films are produced in 3D. The Company has theatrically released a total of 31 animated feature films, including the franchise properties of Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon, Puss In Boots, and The Croods.
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