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Lionsgate extends Jon Feltheimer's contract through May 2018

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Santa Monica, Ca., USA - June 4, 2013, Santa Monica, Ca., USA - Lionsgate chief executive officer Jon Feltheimer has signed a new long-term agreement with the company extending his tenure until May 2018.

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Mr. Feltheimer was named Chief Executive Officer of Lionsgate in March 2000.

Before joining Lionsgate, Mr. Feltheimer spent nine years at Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) as head of the Columbia TriStar Television Group and head of Sony Entertainment Television, leading the television group's evolution into an international powerhouse that launched or partnered in nearly 30 branded channels, regional networks and co-production ventures around the world.

While at Sony, Mr. Feltheimer's creative talent relationships helped lead to such hits as Mad About You, The Nanny, Dawson's Creek, Party Of Five And King Of Queens.

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