Mellody Hobson: New Chairperson of DreamWorks Animation
Mellody Hobson. PHOTO/Ariel Investments LLC
Mellody Hobson becomes the Chairperson of DreamWorks Animation following the resignation of Roger Enrico.
Hobson, 43, is president of Chicago-based Ariel Investments LLC, which manages more than US$3 billion in assets. Ariel Mutual Funds. Ariel is reportedly among the largest African American-owned money management and mutual fund companies in the U.S.
Hobson regularly contributes commentary on financial issues on ABC’s Good Morning America and is a spokesperson for the annual Ariel/Schwab Black Investor Survey.