Former MTV Exec Joins Mind Candy

Bill Roedy, former chief executive officer and chairman of MTV Networks International, has joined the board of Mind Candy (creator of Moshi Monsters) as a non-executive director.In his new role Roedy will help Mind Candy expand globally, develop new brand

April 6, 2018

Former MTV Exec Joins Mind Candy
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Bill Roedy, former chief executive officer and chairman of MTV Networks International, has joined the board of Mind Candy (creator of Moshi Monsters) as a non-executive director.

In his new role Roedy will help Mind Candy expand globally, develop new brands and launch linear entertainment such as Moshi TV, cartoons and films.

"Mind Candy is a very impressive operation,” says Roedy. “Moshi Monsters is on the way to becoming a global tour de force. It will be an exciting ride, alongside the expert leadership of Michael [Acton Smith] and his team."

Roedy’s career began as a commander in the U.S. Army and culminated at MTV where he drove the network’s rapid global expansion. Under his leadership, MTV developed a global operation that now includes 200 channels in more than 200 countries and 33 languages; MTV networks now reach a potential audience of more than 2 billion people, the largest in the world. Roedy is also the author of the memoir

What Makes Business Rock

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“It’s an honor to have Bill

join us here at Mind Candy,” says Michael Acton Smith, chief executive officer, Mind Candy. “He is a fantastic businessman with a fascinating story. We look forward to benefiting from his rich and varied experience as we expand into many new areas of the entertainment industry.”

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