|By PR Newswire||
|April 1, 2014 02:00 PM EDT||
SUNRISE, Fla., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance Entertainment, the world's largest distributor of CD & DVD catalog titles and provider of home entertainment software distribution, category management and e-commerce fulfillment, announced today the appointment of Tony Timpano as Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs, effective immediately.
Mr. Timpano joins Alliance from the Law Office of A.B. Timpano II where he was the founder and managing attorney. Mr. Timpano provided comprehensive legal advice to clients in the areas of entertainment, media, intellectual property, licensing and corporate law.
Mr. Timpano is an accomplished entertainment attorney and business and legal affairs executive with a proven track record. He has held senior executive positions with Sony Music's RED Distribution, Edel North America, ICON Entertainment, and served as a consultant to the New York-based record promotion/distribution and marketing services company, Total Entertainment Asset Management.
Bruce Ogilvie, Chairman of the Board of Directors, commented, "We are pleased to add such a distinguished addition to our staff. Having Tony's involvement on a day to day basis will contribute to our goal of expanding product and license offerings in all disciplines of entertainment media and beyond."
Drawing on his 20 year background in entertainment, Mr. Timpano combines innovative thinking and entrepreneurial spirit with solid business acumen. In addition to overseeing all business and legal affairs for Alliance Entertainment, Mr. Timpano will be instrumental in the future growth of Amped, the company's music distribution division. He will also lead all legal affairs for the video licensing division of NCircle Entertainment.
Mr. Timpano graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law where he earned a Juris Doctor Degree. He also holds a Bachelor of Science from Tufts University.
About Alliance Entertainment
Alliance Entertainment offers the world's largest product inventory (including CDs, DVDs, videos, video games and related merchandise), e-commerce fulfillment capabilities and innovative technology and support services for today's marketplace, including third party logistics services. Founded in 1990 in Coral Springs, Florida, Alliance Entertainment built its business as a one-stop and distribution source for music retailers. Its continually expanding array of products and services have won awards and accolades from Forbes, Yahoo! Internet Life, Microsoft, The Blues Foundation, and music industry trade groups Midem and The National Association of Recording Merchandisers. The complementary offerings of its two operating units—The Distribution & Fulfillment Services Group and the Information Services Group—deliver a full range of commerce solutions, from distribution and fulfillment to infrastructure, for brick-and-mortar and Web-based retailers.
Amped specializes in physical distribution worldwide and was created by merging Alliance Entertainment and Super D's independent companies into one entity. Amped has seen tremendous growth with successful releases such as Metallica's "Through the Never" movie, and new albums from John Frusciante, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Band of Horses, kxm and The Wood Brothers. Amped continues this trend with new releases coming from Lindsey Stirling, Martina McBride, Katie Herzog, Band of Skulls, Justin Currie and Walk through Walls. Amped specializes in physical distribution worldwide while not requiring labels or studios to give up their digital rights. Amped has a huge and dynamic direct to retail account base, and can offer a comprehensive physical distribution solution.
About NCircle Entertainment
NCircle Entertainment specializes in the sales, marketing and distribution of quality children and family entertainment content. NCircle Entertainment has quickly become one of the leaders in children's entertainment by establishing working relationships with some of the biggest and best companies in children's entertainment. As an independent, focused on a particular genre, NCircle Entertainment is able to customize their approach to maximize the opportunities for the rights holders, the retailers and the consumer.
For more information on Alliance Entertainment, Amped or NCircle Entertainment, please visit www.aent.com.
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