Hudson's Bay Company has appointed Andrea Wong as a director of the company. Including Wong, who is considered an independent director, the board is now made up of 10 directors.
Wong has spent the past seven years in senior management roles with Sony Pictures and Lifetime Entertainment. She is currently the president of international production, Sony Pictures Television and president, international, Sony Pictures Entertainment and has held such roles since 2011. She is responsible for the studio’s international TV production business, overseeing creative teams outside the U.S. as well as 15 owned and joint venture international production companies around the world. Between 2007 and 2010, Wong was president and CEO of Lifetime Entertainment Services. From 1995 to 2007, she held several senior positions at Disney/ABC Entertainment, most recently as EVP, alternative programming, specials and late-night. Wong has an MBA from Stanford University and a BS from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
"Andrea represents exactly what we are looking for as we expand our board of directors. Her experience with entertainment combined with her strength in creative development, makes her uniquely qualified to support our management team as we push our company to deliver a superior shopping experience," said Richard Baker, HBC’s governor, chairman and CEO.