Deborah Zipser has joined IM Global and will head business and legal affairs.

Zipser will oversee all day-to-day business and legal affairs for the company’s production, sales and distribution activities and will manage the five-person legal team.

She reports directly to IM Global CEO Stuart Ford and COO Chris Bosco.

Zipser most recently served as head of business affairs at River Road, where she worked on the likes of The Tree Of Life, Into The Wild, Brokeback Mountain and Food Inc.

Prior to River Road she was a senior investment executive with Screen Australia and before that head of business affairs at the Motion Picture Bond Company in Los Angeles.

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