MGM Extends CEO Barber’s Contract Through 2022
MGM Holdings today extended Gary Barber’s contract as chairman and chief executive officer of the operating company through December 2022.
MGM produces and distributes film and television content globally across all platforms, controls one of the world’s deepest libraries of film and television content and owns the premium pay television network, Epix. Since joining MGM in 2010, Barber has overseen the transformation of the studio, revitalized its film and television businesses and expanded its distribution footprint across traditional and digital platforms.
Commenting on Barber’s contract extension, Kevin Ulrich, CEO of Anchorage Capital Group and newly appointed chairman of MGM’s board of directors said: “Gary is a dynamic leader and during the past seven years, MGM has regained its prominence as a leading entertainment company. He has developed a focused, strategic vision, which combined with a strong financial discipline, has positioned MGM for future growth and innovation. We have every confidence he will continue to lead this company in an exemplary fashion.”