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Meet the 2014 Care and Cure Honoree
Patrick Wachsberger's career in the motion picture industry spans more than 30 years, during which he was established a reputation as one of the leading international film executives in the world. He is Co-Chairman of the Lionsgate Motion Picture Group, joining the Company when Lionsgate acquired Summit Entertainment in January 2012. Mr. Wachsberger oversees all the aspects of Lionsgate's domestive and international feature film acquisition, production and distribution as well as the home entertainment releases of the Company's theatrical feature films, and he is responsible for growing Lionsgate's motion picture business around the world. Mr. Wachsberger also continues to build the Company's vibrant third-party international sales business, and he has sheperded such international hits as the 2014 Academy Award winner for best picture 12 Years A Slave, which has grossed more than $100 million at the global box office. In 2013 Mr. Wachsberger received the Publicists Guild's Motion Picture Showman of the Year Award, recognizing his 30 years of achievements in the motion picture business, as well as his recent contributions to Lionsgate's continued evolution into a global content leader. Mr. Wachsberger is also a devoted supporter of Scott Neeson's Cambodia Children's Fund and a dedicated and generous supporter of the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles.
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