Marvel Entertainment, LLC has announced that Peter Phillips has been appointed as Senior Vice President & General Manager of their Digital Media Group. Phillips will work with Dan Buckley, who is Publisher & President of the Print, Animation & Digital Divisions of Marvel Worldwide, Inc.
Mr. Buckley stated, “It’s with tremendous pride that I announce the appointment of Peter Phillips as Senior Vice President & General Manager, Digital Media Group. He brings his tremendous extensive experience and success to Marvel’s Digital Media Group, reaffirming our place as one of the entertainment industry leaders in the digital medium. Peter’s shown the kind of creativity and passion that’s a hallmark of everything we do at Marvel, which makes him a perfect fit for us as we continue to deliver the best digital experience worldwide.”
Phillip will be responsible for helping to build out the digital publishing, social networking and online presence of Marvel. Previous to joining Marvel Entertainment, Phillips worked as Executive Vice President of LivePerson. Phillips has also served as Senior Vice President of the online division at Weight Watchers International, Vice President of Product Development at Fandango and in multiple marketing roles at Paramount Pictures.
“I couldn’t be more excited about my new position at Marvel Entertainment, working with both Dan and our devoted Digital Media Group team to deliver the best experience for our fans worldwide,” said Mr. Phillips. “Marvel continues to break new ground in the digital realm, from our unique content on Marvel.com to our exciting digital comics initiatives, and we’re ready to take it all to the next level. Trust me, True Believers, the best is yet to come.”