ChizComm will head CJ's North American PR efforts, introducing the brand and their IP's to the North American audience.
"Acquiring the CJ E&M business is a great opportunity to partner with a groundbreaking entertainment company as they focus on building their reputation and creating brand awareness in North America," said Harold Chizick, President and CEO, ChizComm Ltd. "CJ E&M brings incredibly inventive and innovative ideas to the world of media and we are looking forward to presenting their upcoming works to the North American market."
"There is an obvious synergy between our teams and we are confident that there is no one better than ChizComm to help build the CJ brand and reputation in North America," said Dongsik Shin, Head of Animation Division, CJ E&M. "Their demonstrated experience and success in the toy and children's entertainment space, as well as their creative and results-oriented approach will be a key factor in the success of this partnership."
About ChizComm Ltd.:
ChizComm is a highly regarded leading marketing communications agency that continuously brings innovative, creative, BIG ideas to companies covering a wide range of fields – such as health and wellness, lifestyle and toys. ChizComm's strong work ethic, industry expertise and successful marketing and communications efforts have made them the agency of choice amongst notable international brands. With a solid background in PR, digital marketing, social media, promotions, events and product launches, ChizComm's boisterous, creative approach allows them to share the fun with partners and clients while developing break-frame marketing communication strategies that drive growth and make some noise.
About CJ E&M
CJ E&M is Asia's leading content and media company headquartered in Seoul, Korea. It has five main business units - broadcast, film (CJ Entertainment), music, live entertainment and animation. Since 2011, CJ E&M has been contributing to promotion of Korean culture around the world, through the company's 'one source, multi-content' strategy. As a trend leader in Asia, CJ E&M has produced and distributed various popular content, some of which include Asia's largest music festival Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA), leading Hallyu convention KCON, Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots, record-breaking box office hits Roaring Currents (2014), Ode to My Father (2014) and Veteran (2015) along with sought-after television programs such as The Incomplete, Grandpas over Flowers and Reply 1988. CJ E&M's Animation Division deals with a wide range of animation business from original contents production, investment, global distribution, and character business. With regional offices in Asia and the U.S., CJ E&M currently employs over 2,000 people worldwide, and is traded on KOSDAQ under the ticker 130960. For more information, please visit: http://en.cjenm.com.
SOURCE ChizComm Ltd.
Media contact: ChizComm Ltd., www.chizcomm.com on behalf of CJ E&M; Jessica Pirraglia, 416.551.0822 x 330