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Warner Home Video's Ron Sanders Re-Elected As Digital Entertainment Group President

The non-profit organization, which promotes home entertainment, expands its sterling committee this year.

Ron Sanders, president of Warner Home Video, has been re-elected president of DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group, a non-profit association that promotes the home entertainment industry and offers a forum for members to discuss industry issues.

DEG also elected the officers for its 15th year in existence and expanded its steering committee.

Along with Sanders other members of the steering committee are the group’s VP’s Leslie Cohen, Senior VP, New Products & Services, for Sony Music Entertainment, David Bishop, president, worldwide home entertainment, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and Craig Kornblau, president Universal Studios Home Entertainment. They are joined on the steering committee by the group’s Secretary, Mike Dunn, president, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and the Chief Financial Officer, Eisuke Tsuyuzaki, chief technology officer, Panasonic.

Cohen is the only one who is newly elected.

The board members are Henry McGee, President, HBO Home Entertainment: Tim Alessi, Director, Product Development LG Electronics; Steve Beeks, President & CEO Lionsgate; Blair Westlake, Corporate VP, Media & Entertainment Group Microsoft; Dennis Maguire, President, Home Entertainment Worldwide Paramount Home Entertainment; Marty Gordon, VP, Philips Electronics; Andy Parsons, Senior VP, Corporate Communications & New Product Planning, Pioneer Electronics; Eric Anderson, VP  Content Strategies, Samsung Electronics; Chris Fawcett, VP, TV Business Unit, Home Division, Sony Electronics; Stephen Nickerson President, Home Entertainment Summit Entertainment; Ron Smith, VP Marketing, Digital Products Division, Toshiba America Information Systems; Jim Belcher, VP  Advanced Technology & Production, Universal Music Group; and Lori MacPherson, Executive VP & General Manager, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.