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Prime Focus World Appoints Massoud Entekhabi As Global Chief Financial Officer
May 09, 2012 (06:05 PM EDT)
LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Focus World named Zenith Equity Partners founder Massoud Entekhabi as Global Chief Financial Officer in an announcement made today by Founder and CEO, Namit Malhotra. Entekhabi will be based out of Prime Focus' Los Angeles office and will provide financial leadership and strategy for the global 2D to 3D conversion and VFX businesses as well as continuing to serve on the Company's Board of Directors. He will report to Malhotra.
Malhotra stated: "I am pleased to welcome Massoud to my executive team, his strategic background and capabilities are among the best in the industry. Prime Focus stands to greatly benefit from his world-class expertise and knowledge of the global marketplace during a key, exciting time in the company's growth cycle."
Entekhabi stated: "As a Board Member over the past nine months I have had the opportunity to witness the amazing and talented people of Prime Focus at work. I am delighted to join the management team and look forward to contributing and further cementing our position as a leading global technology services company providing platform solutions and specialized services to the film, broadcast and advertising industries."
Prior to founding Zenith Equity Partners, Entekhabi was a General Partner and Managing Director of TL Ventures, a nationally focused venture capital firm with $1.6 Billion under management. Before that, he spent 27 years with Coopers & Lybrand LLP and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where as a Partner he held various senior management and market facing positions. He currently holds various Board of Directors appointments for a number of companies across varying industries and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and is a CPA.
About Prime Focus World
Prime Focus World is a leading global technology services company providing comprehensive creative and technical services to the film, broadcast and advertising industries. Providing 2D to 3D conversion, visual special effects and animation services for major companies and filmmakers around the world, the Company has access to more than 3100 creative personnel in key global centers of creative content production – Los Angeles, New York, London, Vancouver and Mumbai.
Its 3D conversion work includes top-tier Hollywood movies such as Star Wars: Episode One – The Phantom Menace, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, Shrek, Green Lantern, Immortals and Transformers: Dark of the Moon. In addition, Prime Focus World has created breathtaking visual effects for the Academy Award winning film Avatar; for the blockbuster Harry Potter, Twilight Saga and X-Men franchises; and for global releases including Tron: Legacy, The A-Team, Sucker Punch, Unknown and the 2011 Palme d'Or winning Tree of Life.
SOURCE Prime Focus World