Steve Beabout Retired as General Counsel at Starz

Date of management change: June 24, 2014 

What Happened?

Englewood, CO-based Starz has Retired Steve Beabout as General Counsel


About the Company

Starz, a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), is a leading global media and entertainment company that provides premium subscription video programming on domestic U.S. pay television networks and produces and distributes content for worldwide audiences, including its investment in the Starz PLAY Arabia OTT service. Starz is home to the flagship Starz® brand with 24.5 million subscribers in the United States as of September 30, 2016, with the Starz ENCORESM network at 31.5 million subscribers. Starz provides high-quality, entertaining premium subscription video programming with 17 premium pay TV channels and associated on-demand and online services, including the Starz app. Sold through U.S. multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, telecommunications companies, and other online and digital platforms, Starz offers subscribers more than 5,000 distinct premium television episodes and feature films every year and up to 1,500 every month, including Starz Original series, first-run movies and other popular movie and television programming.


About the Person

Steve Beabout is executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of Starz Entertainment. Beabout is responsible for all legal and business affairs functions, including those relating to programming acquisitions, affiliation agreements with distributors and promotional activities. Before joining Starz Entertainment, Beabout was general counsel with Riverwood International Corporation which, at that time, was a publicly traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange. While at Riverwood, Beabout specialized in domestic and international acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures. Prior to that, Beabout was a partner in the Denver law firm of Roath & Brega P.C. where he was a transactional attorney specializing in complex tax, merger and acquisition matters. Beabout is a prior president of the Greater Denver Tax Counsels Association. Beabout received his law degree from the University of Colorado School of Law in 1979 and a LLM in taxation from New York University in 1980.  


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