GENIUS BRANDS INTERNATIONAL, INC. (NASDAQ:GNUS) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

GENIUS BRANDS INTERNATIONAL, INC. (NASDAQ:GNUS) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
ITEM 5.02.

On March 19, 2020, Bernard Cahill, due to personal reasons, decided he could no longer maintain his position as a member of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Genius Brands International, Inc. (the “Company”) and as a member of the Audit Committee of the Board, and departed effective as of that date. Mr. Cahill’s departure was not as a result of any disagreement with the Company on any matters related to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.

In connection with Mr. Cahill’s resignation, effective as of March 19, 2020, the Board selected Michael Klein, a member of the Board, to replace Mr. Cahill as a member of the Audit Committee of the Board. In addition, effective as of March 19, 2020, the Board selected Joseph “Gray” Davis, a member of the Board, and Mr. Klein to serve as members of the Nominating Committee of the Board.


About GENIUS BRANDS INTERNATIONAL, INC. (NASDAQ:GNUS)

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Genius Brands International, Inc. is a content and brand management company. The Company provides entertaining and enriching content and products with a purpose for toddlers to tweens. The Company produces original content and licenses the rights to that content to a range of partners. Its licensees include companies to which the audio-visual rights are licensed for exhibition in various formats, such as Pay Television, Free or Broadcast Television, video-on-demand (VOD), subscription on demand (SVOD) and digital video discs/compact discs (DVDs/CDs), and companies that develop and distribute products based on its content within different product categories, such as toys, electronics, publishing, home goods, stationary and gifts. The Company owns a portfolio of original children’s entertainment that is targeted at toddlers to teens, including Baby Genius, Warren Buffett’s Secret Millionaires Club, Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab and Stan Lee’s Mighty 7.

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