FreeCast appoints Engel as CMO
May 2, 2023
FreeCast has announced a new executive hire, bringing on Gary Engel as Chief Marketing Officer.
Engel has extensive experience, particularly in the television industry, where he’s served at senior levels at several major media companies. Before becoming FreeCast’s CMO, Engel served as a Director for Warner Bros Discovery, where he oversaw the launch of Discovery+ as well as rapid growth of HBO Max. Prior to that, he served as a Vice President, overseeing marketing strategy and analytics for A+E Networks. His résumé also includes senior roles with MGM, Comcast and Viacom.
FreeCast CEO, William Mobley, commented: “HBO Max, Discovery+, and A+E networks all grew at a high rate during Gary’s tenure. We’re excited to benefit from that experience, too. As we begin onboarding commercial and retail customers in large numbers, subscriber satisfaction is top-of-mind.”
Engel added: “I’m so excited to join the FreeCast team. The change in home entertainment has changed more in the last fiveyears than in the 60 years leading up to that combined. With so much choice consumers are confused as to what they have and what they want. FreeCast simplifies the entire ecosystem and makes the consumer streaming experience easy,economical,and most importantly,entertaining.”