The Federation Again Copyright Theft (FACT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Robertson as FACT Chairman with immediate effect. Brian was elected by a unanimous vote, in accordance with the Articles of Association, at the FACT Board Meeting held on the 24th May 2006.
The post of Chairman became vacant following the resignation of Marek Antoniak of Sony Pictures who had served in the post for 11 years. Brian Robertson has held senior UK and European finance positions at Sony Pictures Entertainment for the past 11 years and is the current Chair for the FACT Finance Committee.
Raymond Leinster, FACT Director General said, “I would personally like to thank Marek for the dedication shown during his time as Chairman. He has been of immense help to myself and to the organisation as we continue to enhance our capabilities fighting film piracy in the UK. I look forward to working with Brian to ensure that we are equipped to tackle the new challenges presented from digital and online piracy as well as the sustained threat from more traditional forms of piracy.”
Brian Robertson added “I very much look forward to working closely with the FACT team on the immense challenges they face.”