Alexa Platt has been named SVP Strategic Planning and business development of Open Road Films, reporting to chief financial officer Steven Andriuzzo. Platt moves to Open Road from AwesomenessTV, which was acquired by DreamWorks Animation in 2013. She had previously been at Open Road in 2011 as VP Financial Planning and Analysis, so is returning to her old stomping grounds.
At AwesomenessTV, she was responsible for the financial operations and strategic planning for the YouTube Multichannel Network and its joint ventures with DreamworksTV, All Def Digital, and Seventeen MCN. Prior to joining Open Road in 2011 (where she spent a year), Platt worked at Paramount Pictures as Director of Finance with Paramount Vantage, Vantage International Sales and lastly, Paramount Worldwide Acquisitions Group. She worked at the studio for four years.
She also worked at The Weinstein Company in 2005 in finance, business development and foreign sales divisions.