Macrovision Corporation has announced the appointment of James Budge, who joins the firm with immediate effect and will oversee all aspects of financial management for the company.
Budge brings with him over six years experience as Chief Financial Officer, having previously served in the role for Trados, Sendmail and Crossworlds Software.
Fred Amoroso, Macrovision Chief Executive Officer said: "I look forward to his efforts in helping us become a stronger business with world class financial infrastructure. I am very pleased to welcome to Macrovision a top quality financial executive who will be instrumental in driving the business forward."
As CFO, Budge's responsibilities will span control, reporting, planning, tax and investor relations. He will also oversee all IT and Facilities operations across the Company and joins the board as Executive Vice President.
Macrovision Corporation, headquartered in Santa Clara, California, is responsible for the development and marketing of copy protection and content value management solutions.
The company also licenses FLEXnet and InstallShield software, and recently made a significant move into digital distribution with the acquisition of one of the market leaders in that field, Trymedia.