Tuchman Rises Globally At MGM

11/20/2008 6:43 AM Eastern

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. has elevated Bruce Tuchman to the newly created position of president of MGM Networks. 

Bruce TuchmanReporting directly to chairman and CEO Harry Sloan, Tuchman will continue to oversee the MGM Networks, which manages and develops the company’s interests in both MGM and non-MGM branded international television channels and services as they are distributed across various platforms, notably cable, satellite, subscription video on demand, mobile and IPTV, in 125 countries.

Tuchman, who has been serving as executive vice president, joined the studio in 2001.

From 1994 to 2001, Tuchman held various executive positions for international channel and new media properties at Nickelodeon and MTV Networks.  

 “Under Bruce’s leadership, The MGM Channel has grown more in the last few years than in the past decade, all in keeping with our new mandate of global expansion,” Sloan said in a statement.  “Since arriving at MGM, Bruce has transformed MGM Networks into a valuable asset and source of profit that has been yielding impressive growth each year since.”

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