PLACEMENT | Doug Davis, Park Circus

Doug Davis, Park Circus Lumina is delighted to announce the appointment of Doug Davis as Chief Executive Officer for Park Circus, UK.

He will lead the company on its next phase of growth within the Arts Alliance Group of companies driving synergies with sister companies Met Film and Garden Studios, too.

Doug will supervise and control all strategic operational aspects of this well-known leader in classic and contemporary film distribution, whilst working to define and deliver the future vision for long-term success.

He was previously the acting VP, International Sales at New Regency.

Prior to that Doug held various roles at NBCUniversal including VP, Sales and VP, Digital and before that he held leadership roles at two successful Internet film distribution start-ups: Atom Films and Blinkbox.

Park Circus, founded several years ago with bases in Glasgow and London, is the leading international distributor of back catalogue films, representing over 25,000 films from the libraries of all the major Hollywood and British studios, as well as a large number of independent producers and rights holders.

Its contemporary division finances, sells and distributes arts, cultural and independent feature films.

As an all rights sales agency, the company works with theatrical exhibition, television, digital and home entertainment partners to bring classic and contemporary content to global audiences.

Doug Davis said: “I would like to thank Mark for his hard work with the team over recent years, which has cemented Park Circus’s position as a respected global distributor of classic and contemporary films.

I am incredibly excited to lead the company on its next phase of growth. I am also delighted to be back within the Arts Alliance group of companies and look forward to unlocking further synergies with sister companies Met Film and Garden Studios.”

Lumina wishes Doug Davis the best of luck in his new role.