Peter Micelli, who has spent the final two years as Leisure One’s chief technique officer of tv, movie and digital, is stepping down from his function on the British-Canadian content material firm, in accordance with an inner memo that went out to employees Monday, Selection has realized.
At eOne, Micelli oversaw the corporate’s TV and digital content material operations, the place he was tasked with main TV technique and in search of out partnership and potential acquisitive alternatives for eOne. Previous to his time at eOne, Micelli spent over 20 years at CAA as a TV agent.
Micelli joined eOne shortly after Mark Gordon grew to become the corporate’s chief content material officer. His exit comes lower than a 12 months after Gordon moved on from his place as eOne’s president and chief content material officer and transitioned to a producing cope with the corporate. Gordon and eOne had been mentioned to be mutually sad collectively, prompting Gordon’s exit.
Throughout his time as chief technique officer, Micelli largely centered on TV packaging and home gross sales. His exit just isn’t associated to the present coronavirus-afflicted enterprise surroundings, which has seen different corporations interact in furloughs and layoffs. Talks surrounding Micelli’s departure started earlier than the virus shut down the business, a supply tells Selection.
Micelli’s function will not be changed, however the specifics haven’t but been introduced.
Hasbro acquired eOne in an all-cash deal price $3.eight billion final August, bringing My Little Pony and Nerf below the identical umbrella as “Peppa Pig” and “PJ Masks.” Underneath the brand new construction, eOne CEO Darren Throop will report back to Hasbro chairman-CEO Brian Goldner.