Eric Ellenbogen Net Worth (2021) | wallmine

Last updated: 1 February 2021 at 11:00am EST

Eric Ellenbogen Net Worth

Eric Ellenbogen biography

Eric Ellenbogen serves as Chief Executive Officer, Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chair of WildBrain effective August 29, 2019 following the June 30, 2019 fiscal year end of the Company and was a director of the Company during the Company’s fiscal year ended June 30, 2019. Mr. Ellenbogen spent more than 30 years running entertainment businesses, including holding senior management roles as President of Broadway Video Entertainment (the TV and film production and distribution company founded by Lorne Michaels); President of Golden Books Family Entertainment; and President and CEO of Marvel Enterprises before its acquisition by Disney. With the backing of private equity, he co-founded Classic Media in 2000, which became one of the largest private owners of branded kids’ and family entertainment and was acquired by DreamWorks Animation (“DWA”) in 2012. At DWA, Mr. Ellenbogen became Co-Head of DreamWorks Classics and DreamWorks International Television, and was largely responsible for the company’s entry into the television business. Following DWA’s sale to NBCUniversal, Ellenbogen became Co-President of Classic Media, which was restarted as a business unit of NBCUniversal. Mr. Ellenbogen was a board director of Golden Books and Marvel, then both public companies, and is a Trustee of the Public Theater in New York City among other civic involvements. He is a graduate of Harvard College and holds an MBA from UCLA.

What is the salary of Eric Ellenbogen?

As the Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board of WildBrain, the total compensation of Eric Ellenbogen at WildBrain is CAD$506,446. There are 3 executives at WildBrain getting paid more, with Aaron Ames having the highest compensation of $1,035,060.

What does WildBrain do?

WildBrain Ltd. develops, produces, distributes, broadcasts, and licenses television and film programs for conventional and specialty terrestrial and cable/satellite television broadcasters worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Content Business, DHX Television, and Consumer Products Represented. It focuses on children's, youth, and family productions; offers animation programs; and provides production services. The company also sells initial broadcast rights; packages programs; and reuses rights to existing series to individual broadcasters and other content exhibitors, as well as pre-sells series in development. In addition, the company holds broadcast licenses for Family Channel, Family Jr., Télémagino, and Family CHRGD television channels; and exploits the company's own and third party brands in toys, games, apparel, publishing, and other categories. Further, it licenses its brands, such as Peanuts, Strawberry Shortcake, Teletubbies, Yo Gabba Gabba!, Caillou, Johnny Test, In the Night Garden, and Twirlywoos, as well as music publishing and retransmission rights, and live tours. The company was formerly known as DHX Media Ltd. and changed its name to WildBrain Ltd. in December 2019. WildBrain Ltd. was incorporated in 2004 and is headquartered in Halifax, Canada.

What does WildBrain's logo look like?

WildBrain Ltd. logo

WildBrain executives and stock owners

WildBrain executives and other stock owners filed with the SEC include: