Getty Images does not often make changes to its executive team but has now appointed a new Chief Financial Officer
Getty Images, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Bart Catalane as Chief Financial Officer. With more than 25 years in financial and operating management with media companies including webloyalty.com, LIN Television Corporation, Ziff Davis Media and ABC, Catalane has a proven track record of driving top and bottom line results for a wide range of innovative media companies. Catalane will be based in New York and will report directly to Jonathan Klein, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer. Catalane will be assisted in the transition by current Seattle-based CFO Jeff Dunn.
“Bart’s deep understanding of Internet and media companies makes him well-suited for the fast pace of our industry, and will add a valuable perspective to our already strong and talented leadership team,” said Jonathan Klein, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Getty Images. “I am very pleased to welcome Bart to our team, and thank Jeff for his ten years of exceptional service to the Company.”
Catalane joins Getty Images most recently from webloyalty.com, where he also served as CFO. Previously, Catalane also held senior management and CFO positions at companies including TMP Worldwide and Capital Cities/ABC’s Television and Radio Broadcast Divisions. Bart began his career working as a CPA and staff auditor for Coopers & Lybrand in New York City.
“Getty Images is uniquely positioned as an industry leader in creating and distributing visual content and other digital media,” said Bart Catalane, Chief Financial Officer of Getty Images. “The Company has long pioneered the digital media landscape, and I look forward to joining its innovative management team in continuing to guide the future growth of the business.”