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Oct 31, 2023

Falcon’s Beyond hires general counsel

Company began trading on Nasdaq on October 6

Entertainment company Falcon’s Beyond, which debuted on Nasdaq in early October, has appointed Bruce Brown as executive vice president of legal, general counsel and corporate secretary. He reports to company president Simon Philips.

In his new position, Brown advises on and oversees legal, compliance, enterprise risk management and government relations matters.

Brown most recently was senior vice president and deputy general counsel of Hilton Grand Vacations. Before that, he was vice president and general counsel for commercial worldwide at Tupperware Brands. He previously held positions at Darden Restaurants, whose brands include Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse and The Capital Grille, where he most recently was vice president, associate general counsel and assistant corporate secretary.

Earlier in his career, Brown held roles with World Fuel Services, NICE Systems, American Express, General Electric and Xerox.

Falcon’s Beyond began trading on Nasdaq on October 6 after closing its business combination with FAST Acquisition Corp II.

Philips says in a statement: ‘Bruce’s extensive legal experience, particularly around strategic transactions, is greatly valued and positions him as an incredibly strong asset for Falcon’s Beyond, now a publicly listed company. He joins us at an exciting time as we look ahead to the ongoing growth of our company, and we are fortunate to have his expert guidance on legal and corporate strategies.’

Ben Maiden

Ben Maiden is the editor-at-large of Governance Intelligence, an IR Media publication, having joined the company in December 2016. He is based in New York. Ben was previously managing editor of Compliance Reporter, covering regulatory and compliance...