WASHINGTON—Senator Chris Dodd, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (MPAA), today named Henry Hoberman, a veteran entertainment industry attorney, as the association’s new Senior Executive Vice President and Global General Counsel. In that position, Hoberman will oversee all legal, content enforcement and rights management programs within the MPAA, both domestically and abroad. He will assume his new position in early November. Hoberman comes to the MPAA with nearly 25 years of experience in the media and entertainment industry. Since 2008, he has been the Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of RHI Entertainment, Inc., responsible for all worldwide business affairs, legal affairs and human resources. For the previous decade, he held various positions of leadership at ABC and The Walt Disney Company, including Senior Vice President of ABC, Inc., responsible for overseeing litigation and employment practices for all business units of ABC and the ABC Television Network.
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