In the ever-evolving landscape of home entertainment, FreeCast has made a strategic move to bring on a new executive hire to bolster its marketing efforts. The company has announced the appointment of Gary Engel as its new Chief Marketing Officer, with the goal of driving rapid subscriber growth across its commercial and retail sectors.

With a wealth of experience in the television industry, Engel has served in senior roles at several major media companies, including Warner Bros. Discovery, A+E Networks, MGM, Comcast, and Viacom. Before joining FreeCast, he oversaw the launch of Discovery + and the rapid growth of HBO Max as a Director at Warner Bros. Discovery.

FreeCast CEO William Mobley explained the company’s decision to hire Engel, citing his track record of success in driving subscriber growth at his previous roles. Mobley stated, “As we begin onboarding commercial and retail customers in large numbers, subscriber satisfaction is top-of-mind. We’re excited to benefit from [Engel’s] experience in growing HBO Max, Discovery +, and A+E Networks.”

Engel expressed his enthusiasm for the new role, emphasizing the significant changes that have occurred in the home entertainment space in recent years. He stated, “The change in home entertainment has changed more in the last five years than in the 60 years leading up to that combined. With so much choice, consumers are confused as to what they have and what they want. FreeCast simplifies the entire ecosystem and makes the consumer streaming experience easy, economical, and most importantly, entertaining.”

FreeCast’s decision to bring on Engel as CMO signals a commitment to accelerating its subscriber growth in a highly competitive market. With Engel’s extensive experience and expertise, the company is well-positioned to

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