Newly appointed Executive Vice President & General Manager to work on long-term company goals and new initiatives with a primary focus on production, sales and marketing.
PLAYA VISTA, CA -- Visual Effects studio Digital Domain has announced that Erika W. Burton has joined its ranks in the position of Executive Vice President/General Manager. As Digital Domain continues to bolster its executive ranks, Burton joins the team working on long term company goals and new initiatives, with her primary focus on production, sales and marketing. Burton will report to Digital Domain president O.D Welch.
“Erika brings an incredible wealth of production experience and deep industry relationships to our studio,” Welch said in making the announcement. “She is the ideal addition to this incredible team as we continue to grow, innovate, and develop new business objectives.”
“I’m thrilled to be joining such a talented and remarkable group of artists,” said Burton. “Digital Domain has been a ground breaking industry leader for over two decades. I’m truly honored to be a part of that great legacy and to be a part of what I believe is an amazing future for the company.”
A veteran of the visual effects and animation industries, Burton’s career has spanned more than twenty years. Most recently a Studio Executive at DreamWorks Animation, she also previously worked at other top tier entertainment studios, including Disney, ILM and Rhythm & Hues. Burton is also a member of Visual Effects Society and the Producers Guild of America, and a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles.
Source: Digital Domain