Paul Yanover is stepping down as president of Fandango just after nearly a decade atop the country’s foremost motion picture ticketing support. He will be replaced by Will McIntosh, who presently serves as government VP of NBC Sports activities Up coming.
His new part will be marginally distinctive, as he will serve as president of equally NBC Sporting activities Upcoming and Fandango. NBC Athletics Next operates GolfNOW, GolfPass, SportsEngine and other sports activities-similar digital and e-commerce apps. McIntosh will report to Pete Bevacqua, chairman of NBC Sports and Matt Strauss, chairman of direct-to-purchaser.
The very well-appreciated, whip-sensible Yanover will go away the organization afterwards this summer and will just take time off right before pursuing other endeavors. He joined Fandango in 2012, and labored to change the small business into extra than a movie ticketing application, making it additional of a digital network for film lovers. Below his leadership, Fandango expanded its ticketing get to by obtaining MovieTickets.com, but it complimented that by getting Flixster, a social-networking movie site, and Rotten Tomatoes, which aggregates film and television evaluations. He also oversaw the expansion of Fandango Movieclips on YouTube and the obtain of transactional on-demand from customers streamer, Vudu. Fandango reaches 50 million shoppers every month.
“Paul led Fandango for approximately a decade, developing the small business from a preferred movie ticketing application into an award-successful electronic network that also involves MovieTickets.com and Flixster, Rotten Tomatoes, Vudu and Fandango Movieclips on YouTube,” Strauss stated. “A highly regarded and compassionate sector executive, Paul’s vision and management will be missed across the firm, and we would like him perfectly as he enjoys some significantly-deserved time off prior to pursuing other endeavors.”
Just before staying named to his post at Fandango, Yanover served as government VP and managing director of Disney On the web, exactly where he oversaw anything from Disney.com to Disney’s suite of high quality electronic solutions which includes on-line games, digital worlds, network of relatives specific web sites, and streaming company Disney Films On the web. Yanover commenced his job with Disney at Walt Disney Aspect Animation, eventually starting to be VP of engineering and digital generation for the division, and also served as senior VP of Disney Parks and Resorts On line, overseeing the e-commerce organization across Disney’s resorts and topic parks.
McIntosh formerly expended a ten years as the head of electronic for Golfing Channel, most a short while ago as its executive vice president, business and approach. Prior to that, McIntosh owned and operated his have business ventures with a focus on interactive advertising and marketing and program enhancement within the hospitality market.