Candle Media Taps Courtney Cappa, Kendall Ostrow As SVPs Of Finance, Development2 min read
Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs’ Candle Media has hired seasoned executives Courtney Cappa and Kendall Ostrow as, respectively, SVP, Finance & Accounting, and SVP, Enterprise Enhancement & Local community.
Cappa will aid push Candle’s company finance efforts including making up a corporate team to oversee money planning and accounting, reporting to Candle CFO Salil Mehta.
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Ostrow will emphasis on creating strategic partnerships and creating approaches to fortify the communities close to Candle and its company models and brand names, reporting to Brent Weinstein, Candle’s Main Growth Officer.
Cappa will be primarily based in LA, Ostrow in New York.
Candle co-founders, co-CEOs and former Walt Disney colleagues, Mayer and Staggs, named the duo “tremendous executives with deep knowledge, capabilities and relationships.”’
Cappa most a short while ago served as head of finance and controller at impartial film and television studio Wiip, guiding the company from get started-up by way of several rounds of fundraising to its productive sale to JTBC Studios. Prior to Wiip, she was VP of Finance/Accounting at Famous and Europacorp, working on essential acquisitions, which include the sale of Legendary to Wanda. She began her media job in finance at Disney.
Ostrow was most not too long ago at UTA for seven a long time, making its digital method section, then serving as head of customer approach for UTA IQ. Formerly, she was at ID PR, and head of new media for The Ellen Present.
Candle, released past year with fiscal backing from Blackstone Team, is adding execs as it proceeds to mature, most a short while ago buying ATTN, a social media storytelling business for Gen Z and Millennials. That follows specials for Reese Witherspoon’s Hello there Sunshine, CoComelon producer Moonbug Entertainment, Fauda producer Faraway Productions and a minority stake in Will Smith and Jada Pinkett’s Westbrook.
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