Multi-platform media company Shout! Factory has promoted four of its veteran executives: David McIntosh to senior vice president of business affairs and digital distribution; Melissa Boag to senior vice president of kids and family entertainment; Jordan Fields to vice president of acquisitions; and Tom Chen to vice president of publicity.
McIntosh previously served as vice president of business affairs where, in addition to overseeing the day-to-day business affairs for the company, he managed distribution of Shout! Factory’s film and television properties across all non-physical formats including broadcast, SVOD, AVOD, EST, TVOD and theatrical. He has been with Shout! Factory from its early days and has been a key driver in the company’s ongoing transition into multi-platform distribution.
Boag joined the company in 2003 and previously served as vice president of kids and family entertainment. She currently oversees all aspects of animated and live-action kids and family releases including integrated marketing, communications, advertising and branding functions. She also participates in acquisitions, digital channel management and worldwide retail distribution strategies. Most recently Boag steered the My Little Pony Equestria Girls movie releases in theaters and home entertainment, as well as the upcoming home entertainment release of My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Friendship Games. Additionally, she developed campaign strategies for numerous independent animated features including Jack and the Cuckoo Clock Heart, A Monster in Paris, Maya the Bee Movie and The Seventh Dwarf.
Fields leads Shout Factory’s acquisitions team, seeking and negotiating for TV and film properties to distribute in physical and non-physical formats. He has also played an instrumental role in Shout’s evolution from a home video distributor into a full-fledged media company, running point on acquisitions for Shout’s digital streaming service, Shout Factory TV. and on the company’s expansion into original productions.
Chen recently served as associate vice president of publicity at Shout! Factory. He leads Shout’s publicity team responsible for day-to-day consumer PR, corporate trade communications and talent relations.