Ron Hohauser is the Chief Financial Officer of Legendary Entertainment, a leading media company with film (Legendary Pictures), television and digital (Legendary Television and Digital Media) and comics (Legendary Comics) divisions dedicated to owning, producing and delivering content to worldwide audiences. He joined the company in May 2017.
Mr. Hohauser is a former Principal of Latus Advisors, a specialized media advisory firm providing financial, strategic and operational consulting services to film, television and transmedia companies. Clients included Dalian Wanda, Studio 8, Huayi Bros., Relativity Media, Virgin Produced, Macro Media, Exclusive Media and Miramax. Mr. Hohauser founded Latus Advisors in June 2012. Mr. Hohauser was the Chief Financial Officer of Summit Entertainment from April 2007 through May 2012, with responsibility for financial operations, human resources, information technology and investor relations. Mr. Hohauser led the sale of Summit to Lionsgate in January 2012 for an equity valuation of over $400 million.Prior to joining Summit, Mr. Hohauser served as Senior Vice President, Finance & Operations of Marvel Studios and Chief Financial Officer of Marvel’s production entities. Mr. Hohauser joined Marvel in 2004 to assist the company in its transformation from a licensor of comic character film rights into a full-fledged financing and production company fully controlling its intellectual property.
Mr. Hohauser holds an MBA in Finance and Decision Processes from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Center for Excellence in Education in McLean, Virginia.