Critical Content has hired Christoph Pachler as EVP and Chief Financial Officer. The announcement was made by Critical Content CEO Tom Forman, to whom Pachler will report. In his new role, Pachler will be responsible for all financial and accounting, strategic planning and functional support areas for the company. Pachler is the first person to hold this position since the company was launched in late 2015.

Most recently, Pachler served as EVP/CFO at Playboy Enterprises, where he was one of the key executives behind Playboy’s recent business transformation. Before that he served in various capacities at Sony Pictures Entertainment, including the studio’s SVP/CFO of the International Television Division and SVP Strategy and Operations for the International TV Production Business.