President, Deluxe Creative Services
Jamie Haggarty is President, Deluxe Creative Services, which includes the global color-grading and full-service post businesses of Efilm and Encore; as well as 2D to 3D conversion company Stereo D; Deluxe Animation Studios; Encore VFX; Level 3; Editpool; award-winning VFX house Method Studios; and the Deluxe-branded global picture post, sound and VFX operations in Toronto, New York, Spain, and India.
Prior to joining Deluxe, Jamie served for three years as President and CEO at Sim International, an integrated production and post-production services company supporting the film and television industry with operations in Toronto, Vancouver, Los Angeles, Atlanta and New York. At Sim, Jamie streamlined operations, lead the acquisition of studios and successfully integrated multiple acquisitions and brands under the Sim mark to serve global content producers across all platforms.
Jamie has over 25 years in traditional media, digital media, sports & entertainment, e-commerce, TV & feature film production and post-production industries. He has led mature brands, early stage companies, turn-around and launched new services; Jamie has experience and accomplishments of growing businesses organically and through acquisitions. He believes in the power of a collaborative and inclusive work environment to foster creativity and inspire innovation and he has the track record to support it.
Having grown up just across the Canadian border from Detroit, Jamie is fan of the Motown sound and counts the late Aretha Franklin among his inspirations.