Robert Denton is on board to oversee the company’s finance, accounting, budgeting and more.
NORTH AMERICA–Genius Brands International has tapped Robert Denton to serves as the company’s chief financial officer, effective April 18.
In his new role, Denton will lead finance, accounting, budgeting forecasting, human resources, information technology and facilities for Genus Brands. He will also play an important role in the management team, where he will work to drive the expansion of its investor relations and corporate development initiatives.
Most recently, Denton served as the chief financial officer and controller for Atyls. Before that, he served as the chief financial officer at DIC Entertainment, chief operating officer at Artisan Home Entertainment, vice president of finance at Live Home Video and vice president and chief accounting officer at Live Entertainment.
“Bob and I share a similar work ethic, and our management and leadership strategies as well as our business experiences are complementary,” says Andrew Heyward, chief executive officer, Genius Brands. “As we continue to expand the scope of our global operations, Bob’s ability to effectively and proficiently cultivate, facilitate and execute the strategic financial planning will steer the company’s continued growth and sustained success.”