Doug Finberg Joins MGM as Executive Vice President, Marketing

Doug Finberg

The executive previously held posts at Marvel, Paramount and DreamWorks.

Doug Finberg is joining MGM as executive vice president, marketing, MGM co-chairmen and CEOs Gary Barber and Roger Birnbaum announced Tuesday.

He will oversee all marketing related matters on behalf of MGM, effective immediately, and will also supervise all publicity efforts for the studio. He will report to Barber and Birnbaum.

Finberg joins MGM from Finberg Worldwide, a consulting company he formed after serving as exec vp, international marketing for Marvel Studios, where he oversaw marketing and distribution for Iron Man 2’s international release through Paramount, Marvel’s distribution partner at the time.

He previously served as senior vp, international marketing for Paramount Pictures International, and prior to that he spent almost ten years as an international marketing/creative executive at DreamWorks.  Earlier in his career, he held positions at LucasFilm, MGM/United Artists and served as a consultant for Universal Pictures International. 

“Doug is an executive with extensive experience developing business and marketing strategies across the entertainment spectrum. He has created incredibly successful campaigns for multiple franchises worldwide and we think he is ideal to lead the marketing charge as MGM continues to move forward,” Barber and Birnbaum said.