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Yu-Fai Suen joins Pinewood Pictures as Managing Director and Robert Norris to take the new role of Senior Vice President

Yu-Fai Suen joins Pinewood Pictures as Managing Director and Robert Norris to take the new role of Senior Vice President

Pinewood Studios Group is pleased to announce that Yu-Fai Suen will be joining the Company on the 7 March 2016 as Managing Director of Pinewood Pictures administering Pinewood’s own investments and those on behalf of its client funds.

Prior to joining Pinewood, Yu-Fai was Chief Operating Officer at Rocket Pictures. Before that Yu-Fai held senior roles at Aramid Capital Partners and Momentum Pictures and was involved in the film financing of District 9, Blue Valentine and Bronson amongst others, as well as arranging a number of Studio slate deals and corporate media transactions.

As part of Pinewood Pictures’ commitment to broaden its content offering, Robert Norris will take up a new position as Senior Vice President.

Ivan Dunleavy, Chief Executive, Pinewood Group plc said:

“The Pinewood Group has been iconic in the creative industries for over 80 years. Pinewood Pictures has benefitted in the last year from growing interest in our offer to independent film and television producers and our ability to introduce funding from our relationship with the Welsh Government and Isle of Man Government. Yu-Fai will be working with the existing Pinewood Pictures team successfully driven by Robert Norris to extend our offer to the wider production community and to further raise the funds accessible by Pinewood Pictures to grow its media investment portfolio.”

Yu-Fai Suen added:

It is a privilege to join a company like Pinewood, home to some of the most iconic films in cinema history and I look forward to the opportunity to grow the Pinewood Pictures brand and its offering and to help increase shareholder value to Pinewood and its financing partners.”

Pinewood Pictures sits alongside Pinewood’s recently announced joint venture, Pinewood Television, to develop and finance long form television drama.