EXCLUSIVE: Company also hires Danny Gusman and Max Leeds.

Sales, financing and production company The Exchange has announced a series of promotions and new hires as it expands.

Chief financial officer Giovanna Trischitta has now also become COO, where she will oversee company-wide human resources, finance, delivery and accounting, while Nat McCormick has been promoted to SVP, taking on additional responsibilities overseeing The Exchange’s sales activities.

Meanwhile, Danny Gusman has been hired as marketing manager and Max Leeds will join as business and legal affairs manager.

Brian O’Shea, The Exchange CEO, commented: “Giovanna and Nat are great assets to The Exchange. Both are exceptional executives and have helped grow the company over this past year.

“Now with Danny and Max as new members of our team, we are ready to take The Exchange to the next level.”

McCormick previously worked at IM Global and with O’Shea at OddLot/Affinity.

Trischitta was previously with Volga Films as COO, Tartan Films USA as CFO and VP of worldwide sales operations at First Look Media.

In less than two years, The Exchange has acquired, financed, produced and/or sold over 140 films ranging in budgets from $5m to $90m, including studio films from Disney, Sony, Fox and Universal.

Recent films include 2 Guns, 2013 Sundance award winner The Spectacular Now, Magic Magic and Sound of My Voice.