MICHAEL LAMBERT

Mr. Lambert served as President, Domestic Television, at 20th Century Fox, responsible for the TV production and distribution of scripted and non-scripted programming and was a key executive in the formation of the Fox Network.

Prior to that he was Executive Vice President HBO, responsible for the world-wide distribution of HBO film and TV, the formation of HBO Video and the arranging of HBO co-productions. Earlier, he was President, Domestic Television, at Viacom, where he was responsible for US television production, distribution and new media, including the formation of Showtime and Lifetime networks and the company’s early activities in syndication and cable television.

Beyond his corporate experience, Mr. Lambert has been instrumental in the successful acquisition, building, management and sale of several media businesses over the past 20 years creating close to a billion dollars in value for investors. These include 16 television stations in the US for ACT III and Lambert TV, TV Production distribution company PSN, a group of TV stations in Russia which formed the start-up network TV-3, ACT III Theaters and Gold Class cinemas in the US, Concord Music Group, Film production and co-financing businesses including Village Roadshow and Demarest Films. 

Over the past 5 years, Mr. Lambert has worked closely with TowerBrook exploring a variety of media businesses and is responsible for bringing Rave Cinemas and National Amusements Theaters to the firm, co-investing alongside TowerBrook, forming the 5th largest US circuit and a recent successful exit.

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