The new arrival previously served in senior executive roles at Cameron Pace Group, Prime Focus Limited and 525 Studios among others.
Welch will manage all aspects of day-to-day operations at Digital Domain’s Playa Vista and Vancouver’s locations.
The 30-year industry veteran is a member of the Producer’s Guild Of America, the Visual Effects Society, the International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society and a charter member of the Hollywood Post Alliance.
“We are thrilled that a person of O.D.’s experience and talent has joined our family at Digital Domain,” said Daniel Seah, Digital Domain 3.0 CEO and chairman and CEO of Digital Domain Holdings Limited.
“As we continue to expand and find new and exciting ways to showcase our artist’s great talent we needed to find the perfect person to support, challenge and lead this team on a day to day basis.”
“I am honoured to become part of such an illustrious, award-wining company,” said Welch. “And while it’s true that DD has accomplished some incredible things over the years, I firmly believe its best days still lie ahead.
“My goal is to ensure that DD is doing ground breaking work for a long time to come.”