DHR completes search for EVP of Strategy and Corporate Development, Rovi Corporation

Nov 13, 2014

LOS ANGELES (November, 2014) - Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce the successful placement of Sean Matthews as executive vice president of strategy and corporate development for Rovi Corporation. The search was completed by David Madden who serves as executive vice president and technology leader of the private equity practice.

About Rovi Corporation
Rovi is a global leader in entertainment discovery. Rovi is leading the way to a more personalized entertainment experience. Our pioneering guides, data, and recommendations continue to drive program search and navigation on millions of devices on a global basis. With a new generation of cloud-based discovery capabilities and emerging solutions for interactive advertising and audience analytics, Rovi is enabling premier brands worldwide to increase their reach, drive consumer satisfaction and create a better entertainment experience across multiple screens. Rovi holds over 5,000 issued or pending patents worldwide and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

About Sean:
Prior to joining Rovi Corporation, Sean served as SVP, Corporate Strategy and Development for ARRIS Group. Previously, Mr. Matthews held leadership positions with Google and Motorola Mobility, including VP of Home and Convergence Strategy. Earlier in his career he led the software technology corporate finance practice for Arthur Andersen, where he advised companies on mergers and acquisitions, sales and divestitures, and private equity financings. He also served as CFO for Synchronous, an optical network equipment manufacturer. Sean earned his Bachelor's degree in Finance and Business Administration from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

About DHR International:
For 25 years DHR International has been a leading, privately held provider of executive search solutions with more than 50 wholly-owned offices spanning the globe. DHR’s renowned consultants specialize in all industries and functions in order to provide unparalleled senior-level executive search, management assessment and succession planning services tailored to the unique qualities and specifications of our select client base. For more information on DHR International, visit https://www.dhrinternational.com.