June 21, 2018

Thunderbird Elevates Jennifer Twiner McCarron to CEO

TVCanada/ Joanna Padovano Tong

Thunderbird Entertainment has promoted Jennifer Twiner McCarron to chief executive officer of the company, effective immediately.

In addition, Twiner McCarron will continue as CEO of Thunderbird subsidiary Atomic Cartoons. She first joined Thunderbird as head of production in 2011. She became president of Atomic in 2016 and was later named co-president of Thunderbird. Mark Miller is now taking on the role of president of Thunderbird, while continuing as CEO of Great Pacific Media.

Earlier in her career, Twiner McCarron served as VP of production at Rainmaker Entertainment.

Ivan Fecan, executive chair of Thunderbird, said: “Thunderbird has never been in greater shape and demand for content is growing exponentially. Jenn is an enormously talented leader and the right person to build on this opportunity. Her reputation for integrity, for creating an environment where quality work flourishes, has been behind much of the amazing success of Atomic.”

Twiner McCarron added: “I am honored to be appointed CEO of Thunderbird Entertainment. The quality of work that is happening in every facet of our industry inspires me daily. I am fortunate to work with the very best in the business and together we are building a company of excellence.”

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