LA Tech ‘Moves’: Acelyrin’s New CFO, 3Pas Studios Taps Encantos Co-Founder for CBO

Decerry Donato

Decerry Donato is a reporter at dot.LA. Prior to that, she was an editorial fellow at the company. Decerry received her bachelor's degree in literary journalism from the University of California, Irvine. She continues to write stories to inform the community about issues or events that take place in the L.A. area. On the weekends, she can be found hiking in the Angeles National forest or sifting through racks at your local thrift store.

LA Tech ‘Moves’: Acelyrin’s New CFO, 3Pas Studios Taps Encantos Co-Founder for CBO
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ACELYRIN, INC., a biopharmaceutical startup, welcomed Gil M. Labrucherie as chief financial officer. Labrucherie previously served as COO and CFO at Nektar Therapeutics.

Multimedia company 3Pas Studios, tapped the co-founder and chief executive officer of Encantos Steven Wolfe Pereira to the new role of chief business officer.

Will Kelly joined engineering firm TheoremOne as chief growth officer. Prior to joining, Kelly served as senior managing director at Cognizant Softvision.

EV manufacturer Fisker Inc., named Alpay Uguz as senior vice president of global manufacturing. Uguz previously worked at BMW's production facility as the general manager of the brand's SUVs.

Warner Records, a record label and entertainment company, added Dionnee Harper as executive vice president of marketing and artist development. Harper served as the senior vice president of marketing at Atlantic Records.

Smosh, a comedy entertainment company, appointed Joel Rubin as the company’s first executive vice president of programming and content; and promoted current team members Lisa Van Lenner to senior vice president of production and operations; and Kiana Parker to director of Smosh Pit. Prior to joining Smosh, Rubin served as the vice president of programming at the SpringHill Company.

Trusted Media Brands (TMB), an entertainment company, tapped former Warner Bros. and Paramount executive Chris Rantamaki as senior vice president of programming who will be working out of the Los Angeles office.

Distributor of independent entertainment Vision Films hired Garrett Thierry as the new director of global digital distribution and marketing. Thierry currently serves as a Partner at Savant Artists.

Terray Therapeutics, a biotechnology company using AI-driven drug discovery, welcomed Fiona Black, PhD to its scientific advisory board. Black previously served as the senior vice president of chief of staff to the chief product officer at Illumina.

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