Investor News | April 12, 2024

IDW Media Appoints Andrew DeBaker as Its New CFO

LOS ANGELES, CA and NEWARK, NJ – April 12, 2024:  IDW Media Holdings, Inc., (the “Company” or “IDW”) (OTCQB: IDWM), an integrated media company, today announced the appointment of Andrew DeBaker as its Chief Financial Officer, effective April 11, 2024.

Mr. DeBaker brings a wealth of experience to his new role, having served as the Vice President of Accounting and Finance since May 2023.  Prior to this position, he held various leadership roles within the Company, including Accounting Manager, Director of Accounting, and Director of Accounting and Finance from November 2020 to April 2023.

With over 20 years of accounting, finance, and audit expertise, Mr. DeBaker’s professional journey spans across diverse industries. Before joining IDW, he served as a Business Unit Financial Controller at Pulse Electronics, a global electronics manufacturer and distributor, from August 2014 to May 2019.  His career also includes notable roles at Caterpillar Global Mining, Young Broadcasting, Integrys Energy Group, and Ernst & Young.

Mr. DeBaker earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the Stern Business School of New York University and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed with the State of New York.

About IDW Media Holdings:

IDW (OTCQB: IDWM) is an integrated media company providing compelling stories and characters for global audiences. Our IDW Publishing and IDW Entertainment businesses acquire and license IP for holistic franchise development across comics and graphic novels, television and other entertainment platforms and leverage established stories from our creative partners.

Forward-Looking Statements:

In this press release, all statements that are not purely about historical facts, including, but not limited to, those in which we use the words “believe,” “anticipate,” “expect,” “plan,” “intend,” “estimate,” “target” and similar expressions, are forward-looking statements. While these forward-looking statements represent our current judgment of what may happen in the future, actual results may differ materially from the results expressed or implied by these statements due to numerous important factors, including, but not limited to, those described in our Annual Report for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2023, and subsequent reports that we have made available. We are under no obligation, and expressly disclaim any obligation, to update the forward-looking statements in this press release, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Company Contact:

Davidi Jonas

IDW Media Holdings, Inc.