Herb has been tapped by Paramount Home Entertainment to serve as its senior vice president of domestic operations. He will be responsible for supply chain operations, oversee the studio’s relationship with replicator Technicolor and represent Paramount on the DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group operations committee.
Herb most recently served as senior vice president of North America supply chain for EMI Music. He brings 25-plus years of operations experience to the studio.
Paramount Home Entertainment, a subsidiary of Viacom‘s Paramount Pictures, is responsible for the sales, marketing, and distribution of DVDs and high definition Blu-ray discs produced by Paramount and Paramount Vantage, as well as by other Viacom units such as Nickelodeon, MTV, BET, and Comedy Partners’ Comedy Central. Paramount Pictures’ library consists of more than 1,000 movies, approximately 18,000 hours of television programming, and varying rights for some 2,500 additional film titles, including lucrative franchises such as Star Trek and the Indiana Jones and Godfather trilogies.