The Hammer Museum at UCLA announced today two new appointees to its Board of Directors, Jay Brown and Cindy Miscikowski; and two new appointees to its Board of Overseers, Bill Block and Darren Star. Brown is a veteran music industry executive and entrepreneur who currently serves as Co-Founder and CEO of Roc Nation, and Miscikowski is a civic, business, and philanthropic leader who has been deeply involved in the long-term growth and development of Los Angeles. Block is a seasoned entertainment executive and current CEO of Miramax, and Star is the creator and executive producer of popular television series such as Younger, Sex and the City, and Beverly Hills, 90210.
“I am delighted to welcome Cindy and Jay and to our Board of Directors and Bill and Darren to our Board of Overseers” said Marcy Carsey, chair of the Board of Directors. “The Hammer is in a period of extraordinary growth, and each one of these remarkable people brings a particular wealth of expertise which will guide the museum into the future.”
“Cindy Miscikowski, Bill Block, Jay Brown, and Darren Star are all extraordinarily talented individuals who are passionate about art and the creative culture of Los Angeles,” said Hammer Museum Director Ann Philbin. “I am so thrilled to work with them during this exciting transformational time at the Hammer.” The Board of Directors is the museum’s governing body; the addition of Brown and Miscikowski brings the number of board members to 22. The Board of Overseers, counting 27 members, offers guidance on the development of the museum’s programs and collection.