On Friday 13 January 2017, shareholders of WR Entertainment unanimously elected H. Ulrik Knap to the the board of directors of the company.
Mr. Knap has over 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry in Hollywood working with both private and public companies. For the past decade, he has been leading his team at Lionsgate (NYSE:LGF-A), the studio that produced the “Hunger Games” films and distributed the Golden Globe winner “La La Land”. At Lionsgate, Mr. Knap is currently the Executive Vice President of FP&A and Strategic Planning and is part of the team that handled $7 billion in capital market transactions, including the $4.4 billion acquisition of Starz in 2016. He previously held management positions at Artisan Entertainment and Warner Bros. International, and was part of the founding team of Kids Online America, an internet start-up venture. He is also a senior advisor to Dick Cook, the former chairman of Walt Disney Studios. Ulrik graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Finance from the University of San Francisco and holds an M.B.A. from UCLA Anderson School of Management.
“WR is delighted to welcome Ulrik to the Board of Directors. I look forward to working closely with him in Los Angeles. His experience at Lionsgate and in the industry will be a great addition to WR Entertainment and the Morgan Kane film.”
– CEO, Tasmin Lucia-Khan