DreamWorks Animation Chairman Roger Enrico resigns from board

DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., the Glendale studio behind the "Shrek" and “Madagascar” movies, announced that Chairman Roger Enrico resigned from the board.

Current board member Mellody Hobson will succeed Enrico, according to a statement from the animation studio, which did not disclose reasons for Enrico's resignation.

Enrico, 67, has served as DreamWorks Animation’s chairman since 2004. He is a former chief executive of PepsiCo Inc., where he spent 31 years.

"Roger has been an invaluable leader to our board of directors and his guidance helped put DreamWorks Animation on a path to success from Day 1," DreamWorks Animation Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg said in a statement.

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-- Richard Verrier, Los Angeles Times

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