Epix has named Ian Puente as SVP Business and Legal Affairs.
Puente comes to Epix from Samuel Goldwyn Films where he served as General Counsel and VP Business Development. At Goldwyn Films he played a key role in acquiring titles such as Renoir, Robot & Frank, The Island President, SOMM, Waiting for Lightning and The Whistleblower. Prior to Goldwyn, Ian worked for Sony Pictures Classics, where he helped negotiate deals for films including Rachel Getting Married, Midnight In Paris, Animal Kingdom, The Secret In Their Eyes, and An Education, among others.
“We’re excited to have Ian join our growing team at Epix,” said Mark Greenberg, President and CEO. “His vast experience in film and entertainment makes him a valuable partner as we continue to expand our programming slate.”