Anna Lee has been appointed to the newly created role of chief strategy officer at Deluxe. She will report directly to chief executive officer Cyril Drabinsky and be responsible for developing, communicating, executing and sustaining strategic initiatives for the company.


Lee joins Deluxe from Netflix

In making the announcement, Drabinsky said: “Anna is an exceptional leader and her experience in digital cinema, supply-chain workflows and the global OTT space will ensure that Deluxe can maximise opportunities given the dramatic shifts in the marketplace.”

Lee joins Deluxe from Netflix, where she most recently served as head of global content services. She joined the company in 2008 as vice president, supply chain development, and later became vice president of content acquisition, adding the role of head of global screenings in 2019.

“I’m honoured and thrilled to be joining such an iconic company that continues to shape the media industry through innovation and technology, as well as becoming part of the management team that will steer its evolution,” said Lee.

In her roles at Netflix, Lee was responsible for creating and implementing systems and frameworks in areas including asset deliverables and technical operations, optimisation of operational efficiencies, creation, localisation and distribution of content assets in the digital cinema and digital platform spaces. Prior to her tenure at Netflix, Lee was senior vice president of global media markets at Bertelsmann AG and is a cum laude graduate of the Wharton School.