He signs multiyear contract to continue leading trade association.
Rick Feldman has signed a multiyear agreement to continue as president and chief executive officer of the National Association of Television Program Executives.
Feldman has served as head of the association since April 2003 and is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations and strategic planning of NATPE’s worldwide activities and its annual conference and exhibition.
“Rick has made a tremendous contribution to the growth of NATPE during the past three years,” commented NATPE Co-chair Emerson Coleman of Hearst-Argyle Television. “His vision, energy and wonderful enthusiasm are contagious at every level and I am excited at the prospect of working with him in the future.
“Its an honor to head up NATPE,” said Feldman, “and the past three years have been among the most rewarding of my career. I am so grateful for the tremendous support of our board, the NATPE staff and our membership. I look forward to helping nurture the association in the future and ensuring that we continue to recognize and be responsive to the rapidly changing nature of the content business.”