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Directors Guild Promotes Trio to Expand Senior Staff

Associate national exec director Russ Hollander will shift to LA as Neil Dudich and Danny Bush are promoted to executive director posts

The Director Guild of America’s National Executive Director Jay D. Roth on Wednesday announced the promotion of three senior staff executives and the expansion of the senior staff team.

Eastern Executive Director/Associate National Executive Director Russ Hollander (center, photo above) will be relocating from New York to Los Angeles effective and taking on additional national staff duties operating out of the national office.

Hollander will join Associate National Executive Directors Bryan Unger and David Korduner on the West Coast to focus on industry negotiations and the growing challenges of national and international representation of directors and their teams in all genres represented by the DGA. Both Hollander and Unger will be dropping their respective Eastern and Western Executive Director titles.

Associate Eastern Executive Director Neil Dudich (left, photo above) has been promoted to Eastern Executive Director effective Jan. 1, 2016 and will head the New York office. Danny Bush, Associate Western Executive Director (right, photo above), has been promoted to Western Executive Director effective on the same date and will have regional responsibility for administration of the West Coast office.

“As the membership of the Guild has grown, so too has the staff infrastructure to support directors and their teams throughout the nation and the world,” said Roth. “I am pleased that Russ will be joining Bryan and David here in the National Office for the continuing benefit of all DGA members. The promotions of Neil Dudich and Danny Bush to Eastern and Western Executive Directors will enable expanded member service in these geographic regions.”