Courtney D. Armstrong
Courtney D. Armstrong has served as a director since June 2021. Mr. Armstrong is currently President of Business Affairs and Administration for Paramount Pictures, a position he has held since October 2021. From April 2014 to October 2021, Mr. Armstrong served as Executive Vice President, Worldwide Business Affairs of Warner Bros. Pictures, where he oversaw all day-to-day business and legal aspects of worldwide film acquisition, development, production and initial distribution for the studio, including supervising the negotiations of key deals with filmmakers and talents. He joined Warner Bros. Pictures in 2003 as a Director of Business Affairs and was promoted to Vice President in 2004 and Senior Vice President in 2007. Before joining Warner Bros. Pictures, Mr. Armstrong spent three years at Walt Disney Pictures as an attorney in the Business and Legal Affairs department of the Motion Picture Group. Prior to that, Mr. Armstrong began his career as a litigation associate on the entertainment litigation team at the Los Angeles-based law firm Paul Hastings LLP. Mr. Armstrong is a graduate of the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and holds an M.B.A. degree from the Kellogg School of Management. He received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Northwestern University.
Mr. Armstrong is a business executive with significant expertise in business and legal matters. Mr. Armstrong’s expertise as a business executive includes sales and marketing, financial management, contract negotiation, and distribution, providing him with a perspective that the Board values.