NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
MoviePass™ the nation’s leading movie theater subscription service and parent company Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (HMNY) announced today that it has named Maayan Nave as Executive Director and President of Global Communications. Nave will lead all marketing, strategic communications and public relations initiatives for HMNY, MoviePass, MoviePass Films and MoviePass Ventures with existing communications teams in New York and California.
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Nave, the owner of global strategic marketing communications consultancy agency Now-You, operating in Tel-Aviv and New York city, previously spearheaded all global communications for the sparkling water brand SodaStream, where he oversaw more than 60 PR, social media and guerilla marketing agencies in 45 markets around the globe. Nave’s disruptive integrated marketing activities have been recognized by some of the world’s top marketing competitions awarding SodaStream with the Euro Effie 2017, Golden Drum 2016, Sabre Award 2017, PR Daily’s Campaign of the Year and others. Recently Pepsi announced a $3.2 billion deal to purchase SodaStream.
Ted Farnsworth, Chairman and CEO of HMNY said, “Maayan is an inspirational strategic leader, his global experience and proven success are a major asset to HMNY’s and MoviePass’ disrupting mission.” Mitch Lowe, CEO of MoviePass added, “Maayan is an epic disrupter with vast experience in both financial and consumer worlds and the right person to lead our marketing and communications efforts.”
About MoviePass Inc.
MoviePass Inc. (“MoviePass”) is a marketing technology platform enhancing the exploration of film and the moviegoing experience. As the nation’s premier movie-theater subscription service, MoviePass provides film enthusiasts the ability to attend select new movies in theaters. The service, now accepted at more than 91% of theaters across the United States, is the nation’s largest theater network. Visit us at moviepass.com.
About Helios and Matheson Analytics
Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (HMNY) is a provider of information technology services and solutions, offering a range of technology platforms focusing on big data, artificial intelligence, business intelligence, social listening and consumer-centric technology. Helios currently owns approximately 92% of the outstanding shares (excluding options and warrants) of MoviePass Inc., the nation’s premier movie-theater subscription service, 100% of the outstanding equity interests of MoviePass Ventures LLC, and 51% of the outstanding equity interests of MoviePass Films LLC. Helios’ holdings include RedZone Map™, a safety and navigation app for iOS and Android users, and a community-based ecosystem that features a socially empowered safety map app that enhances mobile GPS navigation using advanced proprietary technology. Helios also owns Moviefone, the entertainment information and marketing service which helps provide visitors with search and discovery. Helios is headquartered in New York, NY and listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol HMNY. For more information, visit hmny.com.
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