Canadian-based producer Cineflix Media has hired Andrew Akman as its first COO.
Akman joins from Canadian media giant Shaw and will oversee acquistions, corporate activity and post production at Cineflix.
Based in Toronto, Akman will report to Cineflix’s co-CEOs Katherine Buck and Glen Salzman.
Prior to Shaw, Akman was at Canwest Broadcasting where he oversaw the integration of Alliance Atlantis’ TV assets.
“It’s great to be joining a team of passionate entrepreneurs with a growth story that’s making noise around the world,”Akman said.