Visual effect (VFX) and animation studio DNEG has hired former Technicolor and R/GA executive Daniel Jurow as chief operating officer. Jurow, who brings more than two decades of creative industry experience to the role, will be based out of DNEG’s London studio. He will report directly to DNEG chairman and CEO Namit Malhotra.
In his previous role at Technicolor, Jurow was chief operating officer of the company's Film and Episodic VFX division.Prior to this, he spent over 15 years at global digital product and marketing agency R/GA, where he rose to the rank of EVP, global head of production, leading more than 200 producers.
“I have long admired DNEG’s focus on its people, uniting the business in support of its incredibly talented artists, creative technologists, production and support staff,” said Jurow.
Namit Malhotra, DNEG chairman and CEO, said, “As we continue to scale our business, growing our creative teams, bringing in the industry’s best creative leaders, and building out our technology infrastructure, it is important that we have a strong, forward-thinking executive committee dedicated to leading, supporting and empowering our teams. Daniel’s career-long passion for creative technology, his experience of delivering breakthrough results for both brands and for the teams that he oversees, and his strategic and methodical approach to his work, all mark him out as a great leader.”