2022-09-13 | NYSE: IMAX | Press release


Former Human Resources Director of HBO Max to lead global human resources, talent and recruiting

NEW YORK, September 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) Named Longtime Chief Human Resources Officer Today Michele Golden as Global Chief People Officer, a role in which she will oversee human resources, recruitment, talent management and diversity, equity and inclusion for the global entertainment technology company. Golden joins IMAX from WarnerMedia (now Warner Bros. Discovery), where she most recently served as Director of Human Resources for HBO Max, the culmination of a more than twenty-year career with the media and entertainment giant. Golden will report directly to the CEO of IMAX Rich Gelfond and legal director Rob Lister and be based at the registered office of the Company New York Desk.

“Michele is a world-class human resources executive with deep experience leading some of the most recognizable brands in media and entertainment, building high-performing teams, and navigating sweeping change,” Gelfond said. . “As IMAX seeks to build its global technology platform and foster a new era of growth for the company, we are very pleased to have Michele’s leadership to further strengthen our global teams, our workplace and our culture.”

Golden said: “I am beyond thrilled to join IMAX and partner with Rich, Rob and the entire IMAX leadership team as they continue their successful mission to make the premier technology company even better. entertainment industry. With best-in-class technology, visionary leadership and dedicated employees around the world, I can’t think of a more exciting place to put my experience and expertise to work.”

Golden brings more than two decades of leadership and people expertise to IMAX, launching and growing some of the industry’s most recognizable entertainment brands while developing people strategies that impact performance, culture and business results. As a member of its leadership team, she was instrumental in executing WarnerMedia’s strategy to launch and scale HBO Max on a global platform.

Prior to being hired to lead the human resources function at HBO Max, Golden served as director of human resources for AT&T’s former adtech unit Xandr, leading its integration into WarnerMedia. Prior to joining Xandr, and prior to AT&T’s acquisition of the company, Golden led human resources functions for numerous Time Warner and Turner marks including Turner SportsTBS, TNT, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Boomerang, Turner Classic Movies, Bleacher Report and others.

Golden got his BS from University of Texas at Austin and his MBA from Vanderbilt University. She is a graduate of the prestigious Betsy Magness Leadership Institute for Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) and completed the WICT Senior Management Program at Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Cable and Telecommunications Association for Marketing (CTAM) Cable Executive Management Program at Harvard University.

About IMAX Corporation

IMAX, an innovator in entertainment technology, combines exclusive software, architecture and equipment to create experiences that take you beyond the edge of your seat into a world you never imagined. Top filmmakers and studios use IMAX theaters to connect with audiences in extraordinary ways, and as such, the IMAX network is one of the largest and most successful theatrical distribution platforms for big films of events around the world.

IMAX is headquartered in New York, Torontoand Los Angeleswith additional offices London, Dublin, Tokyoand Shanghai. From June 30, 2022, there were 1,694 IMAX theater systems (1,610 commercial multiplexes, 12 commercial destinations, 72 institutional) operating in 87 countries and territories. Shares of IMAX China Holding, Inc., a subsidiary of IMAX Corporation, trade on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange under the stock code “1970”.

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