Warner Bros. promotes Hayes to SVP biz, legal affairs

Mumbai: Jacqueline Jourdain Hayes has been named senior vice president business and legal affairs of Warner Bros. Digital Distribution (WBDD). The announcement was made by WBDD general counsel Clarissa Weirick.

Hayes, formerly vice president business and legal affairs, will be responsible for providing legal counsel to the company’s senior management on the acquisition, distribution and protection of content for digital platforms and other digital initiatives. She will oversee the negotiation of Warner Bros. video-on-demand and electronic sell-through licenses across multiple digital platforms, and manage legal issues around new digital business models.

In addition, her work will also include the creation of digital copy offerings from packaged video devices and manufacturing-on-demand, all on a worldwide basis.

"Hayes has been working on our digital business for quite some time, her expertise in this area is unparalleled," said Weirick. "We are extremely fortunate to have her continued expertise as our digital business moves ahead."