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Jody Madden appointed Foundry CEO

Previously served as chief operating officer, chief customer officer and chief product officer

Foundry has announced the appointment of Jody Madden as CEO.

Madden joined Foundry in 2013 and has served as chief operating officer, chief customer officer and chief product officer.

Prior to joining Foundry, Madden spent more than a decade in technology management and studio leadership roles at Industrial Light & Magic, Lucasfilm and Digital Domain after graduating from Stanford University.

“I’m thrilled to be taking on the CEO role at this unique time in our company’s history,” said Madden. “Over the years I have worked at Foundry, I have seen the amazing things the talented people in our business can do, and I continue to be inspired by the images created by our customers.

“During a time of rapid change in creative industries, Foundry is committed to delivering innovations in workflow and future looking research. As the company continues to grow, delivering further improvements in speed, quality and user-experience remains a core focus to enable our customers to meet the demands of their markets.”

Former CEO Craig Rodgerson added: “Jody is well equipped to lead Foundry’s ongoing strategic direction from her roles within the business already.

“Her technology, product and operational experience impressed me from the outset and enabled us to make some key directional changes to the business. I am personally delighted to be handing over the reins to such an outstanding leader.”