Metropolitan Talent, Inc Strengthens Management Team With CFO Appointment
NEW YORK, Mar. 05 /PRNewswire/ --
NEW YORK, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Metropolitan Talent, Inc. today announced the appointment of Errol Antzis
to the position of Chief Financial Officer and member of the Board of
Directors of the company. Mr. Antzis will oversee Metropolitan's
finances, strategic planning and implementation of new business
Mr. Antzis has over 25 years of investment banking experience and
was instrumental in arranging and closing Metropolitan's recent
strategic partnership with Plainfield Asset Management, allowing the
company access to significant capital for its concert, record label and
talent management divisions, as well as it's planned expansion into new
areas of business.
Al Cafaro, Metropolitan Talent's co-CEO commented, "We are very
pleased to have Errol join our management team. Errol's deep
understanding of both the creative and financial aspects of the music
industry combined with proven leadership skills will be vital to
support the growth of our company."
Prior to joining Metropolitan Talent, Mr. Antzis was the Co-Manager
and Principal of VSS Mezzanine Partners, L.P., a private equity fund
investing in media and entertainment companies. Other professional
positions have included Division Head of the Media and Entertainment
Finance Group at Banque Paribas (now BNP Paribas), Managing Director at
GE Capital and Vice President at both The Bank of New York and J.P.
Mr. Antzis graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and
received an MBA in Corporate Finance from New York University.
In addition to his position at Metropolitan, Mr. Antzis owns a
music magazine publishing company, PPV Media, LLC, and a first class
recording studio in Manhattan. He lives with his wife, Deborah Carlson,
an actress and owner of the acting studio "Word of Mouth" in New York
City, where she teaches & coaches.
About Metropolitan Talent, Inc.
Metropolitan Talent, Inc. (http://www.metrohybrid.com)
is a multi-faceted entertainment company led by co-CEO's John Scher and
Al Cafaro. The company's concert division presents live events
throughout the Northeast and was also recently the tour producer of the
highly successful INXS "Switched On" North American Tour. Other
divisions include artist management (Bruce Hornsby, Art Garfunkel, The
Grateful Dead's Bob Weir & RatDog) and independent record label
Hybrid Recordings (Gin Blossoms, Assembly of Dust, Jen Chapin).
Metropolitan Talent, Inc.
CONTACT: Renee Pfefer, +1-914-273-0007, Renee@Metrohybrid.com, or Errol
Antzis, +1-212-277-7158, Errol@Metrohybrid.com
Web site: http://www.metrohybrid.com/