ERIC STEVENS JOINS PINEWOOD AS GLOBAL SALES DIRECTOR
Eric Stevens joins Pinewood Studios Group in the role of Global Sales Director, with immediate effect, announced Nick Smith, Commercial Director of Pinewood Group today. Stevens joins Pinewood at an exciting time for the group with a remit to develop and drive new revenue streams and opportunities on a global basis.
He arrives from media technology and software company Arts Alliance Media where he oversaw a doubling of AAM's market share during his tenure as Commercial Director. Stevens was responsible for a series of major global deals —most notably in Latin America, Europe and Asia, one of the most significant cinema software deals being with Chinese giant Dalian Wanda Group.
Prior to this, Stevens served as Managing Director at Independent Film Company —the sales, production and distribution outfit responsible for We Need to Talk About Kevin, the 2012 Academy Award nominated, Hell and Back Again and Lena Dunham’s Tiny Furniture.
Stevens gained a wealth of experience in distribution, sales, marketing, strategy and development during his time with Ingenious Media and United International Pictures (a Paramount Pictures/Universal Studios company). Before entering the media and entertainment arena, he was a management consultant based in Washington, DC and London working with FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 clients around the world. Stevens graduated with distinction from Yale University.
Stevens will report to Commercial Director, Nick Smith who said, “Eric is a dynamic change agent who can drive sales transformation whilst energizing and influencing staff at all levels across the business.”
Commenting on his appointment with Pinewood Studios Group, Stevens said, "I eagerly bring my full energy and enthusiasm to Pinewood, an august institution that I have forever respected. Together with the team, we will continue to grow and promote Pinewood as the destination for storytellers and content creators around the world.”