Aodan Coburn



Aodan Coburn
Executive Vice President International
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Aodan Coburn
Executive Vice President International
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Aodán Coburn is Executive Vice President International for Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE), a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment, and is based in London.

Mr Coburn has over 25 years experience in the entertainment industry in various senior roles. He currently has commercial responsibility for Sony’s physical and digital businesses including SPHE’s European Hub and associated territories (UK, Ireland, Russia, Spain, Italy, Nordics and EMEA Licensee territories), while supervising Australia, Brazil, Mexico, New Zealand and Japan.

Prior to taking on his current role on June 1st 2015, Aodán was Executive Vice President Commercial and Operations for SPHE based in Los Angeles with commercial responsibility for all SPHE business in Asia Pacific, Latin America and global operations.

Mr Coburn’s previous roles have included Senior Vice President International Operations where he developed and implemented an international supply chain strategy for SPHE, and Vice President Business Development where he headed the launch of DVD in all of SPHE’s international markets.

He currently spends a lot of his time on major customer interaction, negotiating joint ventures in key markets and brokering high profile licensing and distribution deals.

Prior to joining Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (then Columbia TriStar Home Video) in 1988, Mr Coburn worked at Rank Video Services in the United Kingdom.

Mr Coburn holds a B.A. in Economics and Business Studies and an M.A. from Trinity College, Dublin in Ireland.