Peter C. Brown has been named chairman of the board of directors at Midway Games Inc. following the resignation of Shari E. Redstone. Brown joined Midway’s board in 2005, and currently serves as a member of the Audit Committee. He is also chairman of the board, CEO and president of AMC Entertainment Inc. (AMC).
Mr. Brown has served as AMC’s chairman and CEO since July of 1999, and president since January of 1997. He is a director of Embarq Corp., National CineMedia Inc. and MovieTickets.com.
President of National Amusements Inc., Redstone joined Midway’s board of directors in 2004, acting as vice chairwoman and serving on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and the Compensation Committee before taking on chairperson duties. She was recently appointed to the Special Committee of the National Amusements board of directors, and resigned from Midway to focus on those responsibilities.
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Midway Games has offices throughout the world and develops and publishes interactive entertainment software for all major gaming platforms. More information on the company and its products can be found at www.midway.com.