Brian Egan has been hired at Concord as executive vp strategic planning and advancement, the company announced Monday (Nov. 23).
Egan arrives after 13 years at the global investment management firm Barings (formerly Wood Creek Capital), where he was most recently managing director and leader of the media & entertainment group in the company’s private equity/real assets group. During his tenure, he originated, closed and managed several transactions in the media space across music, film and other intellectual property. He has also served on the board of directors at both Concord and Trafalgar Entertainment Group.
In his new role, Egan will lead projects focused on industry analysis and competitive assessments as a foundation for Concord’s long-term planning. He will additionally be tasked with finding and analyzing strategic investment opportunities and work with Concord’s chief business development officer, Steve Salm, on potential acquisitions.
“Brian has a deep understanding of Concord’s businesses and possesses a vast set of unique skills and experience, all of which makes him the perfect executive for this new position,” said Concord CEO Scott Pascucci.
Added chief financial officer Bob Valentine, whom Egan will report to, “Great things are on the horizon for Concord and we are happy to have Brian’s expertise to help in shaping that future.”
“I am grateful to Scott Pascucci, Bob Valentine, the rest of our executive team and to our board members Steve Smith, Alex Thomson and Jon Rotolo for the trust and support they have given me to succeed in this new position,” said Egan. “I look forward to identifying and executing new opportunities so that we can continue to build an already special company, while working more closely with a world class team and roster.”
Egan will be based out of Concord’s brand-new Manhattan offices once they reopen.