CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 25, 2022-- Redbox (NASDAQ: RDBX), a leading entertainment company, today announced that, Kavita Suthar will step down from her role as Chief Financial Officer, effective May 16, 2022, to spend more time with her family. She joined Redbox in 2015, became CFO in 2020 and played an integral role in navigating the Company’s successful SPAC merger and public listing in 2021.
Mitchell Cohen, who has served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at several public and private companies, will serve as interim CFO. Ms. Suthar will remain involved with Redbox in an advisory capacity to facilitate a smooth transition.
“Kavita played an important role in Redbox’s public listing and provided the sound financial leadership required to navigate the process successfully,” said Redbox CEO Galen Smith. “On behalf of the Board and executive team, I’d like to thank her for her contributions over the years. We wish her the very best in her future endeavors.”
Redbox (NASDAQ: RDBX) is a leading entertainment company that gives consumers access to a large variety of content across digital and physical media. The company operates a rapidly growing digital streaming service that provides both ad supported (AVOD) and paid movies from Hollywood studios and hundreds of content partners, as well as over 130 channels of free ad supported streaming television (FAST). The Redbox app is available on major entertainment platforms that include Roku devices, connected TVs, gaming platforms, the web as well iOS and Android devices. Redbox also operates its popular kiosks across the US at thousands of retail locations – giving consumers affordable access to the latest in entertainment. The company produces, acquires, and distributes movies through its Redbox Entertainment™ label, providing rights to talent-led films that are distributed across Redbox’s digital and physical services as well as through third-party digital services. Headquartered just outside of Chicago, Redbox has offices in Los Angeles and Seattle. For more information, visit www.redbox.com.
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