Mr. Harry Peckham
President & Chief Executive Officer
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brings significant management experience with entertainment start-up companies, as well as extensive contacts in Hollywood with the film studios, television networks and record labels.
Most recently, Mr. Peckham was President & Chief Operating Officer of PUSH Entertainment Inc., a highly respected entertainment and media company that has created new standards of filmed entertainment through innovative new media technologies.
Within twelve months, Mr. Peckham
developed a business that is valued at $75 million.
Before joining PUSH, Mr. Peckham was a Talent Agent and Executive Vice President of ICM Talent Agency based in New York.
was responsible for identifying and negotiating deals for the agency's acting and recording clients, as well as managing a division that provided corporate America with deal structuring, strategic planning, strategic partnerships and content creation in the areas of film, television, music, theme parks, performing arts, the Internet and other entertainment attractions.
Head officed in Beverly Hills, ICM is the world's largest literary and talent agency representing actors, musicians, director, writers and producers in motion pictures, television and stage.
Prior thereto, Mr. Peckham was Vice President of Canadian Operations for Kansas City based AMC Entertainment, Inc., the world's second largest movie theatre circuit.
Mr. Peckham was responsible for the corporation's strategic entry plan into Canada and managed the entire Canadian operation which launched a 200 screen megaplex theatre circuit that changed the standards of movie-going and entertainment retailing in Canada. Within four years, Mr. Peckham raised one billion dollars in construction financing, project-managed over $500M in property developments, including two downtown urban developments, The Montreal Forum and Metropolis at Yonge/Dundas Square.
created what is today, the theatre circuit of choice amongst consumers.
Prior to joining AMC, Mr. Peckham was a management executive at the world famous HMV Music and launched an innovative music retailing circuit with over 200 locations that changed the standards of music retail in Canada. Within eighteen months, he built out 40 new stores including three megastores and created Canada's most successful music retailer.
was also part of the management team that created Canada's Wonderland and launched the 150 acre theme park with over 200 attractions, 60 rides, a 20 acre water park, and a 6,000 seat concert facility, that changed the standards of amusement attractions in Canada.
Mr. Peckham's also held management positions with Pinewood Entertainment Corporation, a New York based entertainment company; IMG Sports, the world's largest sports marketing company; and Havas/Vickers & Benson Advertising, the world's fourth largest advertising agency.