SDI Media Appoints Rick Sanchez as CIO

SDI Media announces appointment of Rick Sanchez as new CIO

Los Angeles, July 9, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SDI Media announced today the appointment of Rick Sanchez as its new Chief Information Officer, effective July 9, 2012.

As CIO, Rick will serve as SDI Media's primary strategist, architect, and operations head for issues relating to worldwide information services. This will include supervising applications development and implementation, data center operations, and Support Desk functions.

Rick joins SDI Media from Sony Pictures Entertainment where he headed up a key IT Function as the Executive Director for International Television. During his time at Sony, Rick was responsible for managing many aspects of Sony's IT portfolio including: implementing a Sales ERP system; transitioning applications to a newly created development & maintenance group; implementing a global analytics system to support Sales, Programming and Finance groups; and providing business process optimization solutions.

"SDI will benefit greatly from Rick's leadership, entrepreneurial drive, and industry expertise as we continue our expansion of services and geographies" said Walter Schonfeld, SDI Media's CEO, "Rick is a great addition to our team, and I'm sure that Rick will continue to build on SDI's technical leadership  and capabilities".

About SDI Media:

Headquartered in Los Angeles, SDI Media is the world's leading provider of dubbing, subtitling, and other media localization services. It has operations in 32 countries spanning Europe, Asia, and the Americas. Worldwide, SDI provides localization services in over 60 languages and dialects, and owns and operates 100 recording rooms and 50 mixing rooms. SDI provides language dubbing and subtitling services for feature films, live action, animated television series, interactive games, new media and corporate needs. SDI's strength is in its ability to offer end-to-end service offerings to its clients, including scripting, casting, directing, recording/mixing, and other post production services.

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