Highlights | Management | Directors | Committee Composition
Robert L. Johnson
Chairman of the Board
Miguel Penella
Chief Executive Officer
John Hsu
Director
Dayton Judd
Director
Andor (Andy) M. Laszlo
Director
Arlene Manos
Director
Scott Royster
Director
H. Van Sinclair
Director
John Ziegelman
Director
 
Biography PhotoRobert L. Johnson
Chairman of the Board

Mr. Johnson was appointed as the Company’s chairman in October 2012. From November 2010 to October 2012, Mr. Johnson served as the chairman of the board of RLJ Acquisition, Inc., a special purpose acquisition company that created the Company. Mr. Johnson founded The RLJ Companies, an innovative business network that owns or holds interests ... More >>

Biography PhotoMiguel Penella
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Penella was appointed as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer on January 18, 2013. From October 2012 until January 18, 2013, Mr. Penella served as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Penella has served as a director of the Company since October 2012. From April 2007 to October 2012, Mr. Penella served as chief executive officer of Acorn Media... More >>

Biography PhotoJohn Hsu
Director

Mr. Hsu manages the treasury operations of AMC Networks Inc. as its Executive Vice President Corporate Development and Treasurer, and oversees investment strategies, capital structure planning and debt portfolio management. Additionally, he is responsible for evaluating strategic business opportunities including mergers and acquisitions, co... More >>

Biography PhotoDayton Judd
Director

Mr. Judd has served as a member of the Company’s board of directors since May 2015. Mr. Judd is the Founder and Managing Partner of Sudbury Capital Management. Prior to founding Sudbury, Mr. Judd worked from 2007 through 2011 as a Portfolio Manager at Q Investments, a multi-billion dollar hedge fund in Fort Worth, Texas. Prior to Q Invest... More >>

Biography PhotoAndor (Andy) M. Laszlo
Director

Mr. Laszlo has served as a member of the Company’s board of directors since October 2012. Mr. Laszlo joined Sun Trust Robinson Humphrey in January 2014 where he serves as Managing Director and Head of Technology, Media & Communications Equity Origination. Mr. Laszlo served as a Managing Director at Lazard Capital Markets LLC (or LCM) from J... More >>

Biography PhotoArlene Manos
Director

Ms. Manos has served as a member of the Company’s board of directors since October 2016. Ms. Manos joined AMC Networks Inc. in 2002 as President of National Advertising Sales and was responsible for overseeing the advertising sales efforts for its national cable television networks AMC, IFC, SundanceTV, WE tv, and BBC AMERICA (operated thr... More >>

Biography PhotoScott Royster
Director

Mr. Royster has served as a member of the Company’s board of directors since January 2014. Mr. Royster is an entrepreneur, and has co-founded two companies, in the education sector – Latimer Education, Inc. (or Latimer) and Maarifa Edu Holdings Limited (or Maarifa). Since September 2009 he has served as Chairman of Latimer and, since Augu... More >>

Biography PhotoH. Van Sinclair
Director

Mr. Sinclair has served as a member of the Company’s board of directors since April 2017 and was a prior member of the board of directors from October 2012 to June 2015. Since February 2003, Mr. Sinclair has served as president, chief executive officer and general counsel of The RLJ Companies. From January 2006 to May 2011, Mr. Sinclair al... More >>

Biography PhotoJohn Ziegelman
Director

Mr. Ziegelman is a portfolio manager for Wolverine Asset Management, LLC (“Wolverine”). Prior to joining Wolverine in 2013, Mr. Ziegelman was the founder of Carpe Diem Capital Management (2001) and co-founder of Castle Creek Partners (1997); both firms were engaged in private placements and corporate restructurings. Prior to Castle Creek ... More >>