Donmar appoints Henny Finch

Hofesh Schechter ceo to join Longhurst

The Donmar Warehouse has appointed Henny Finch as its executive producer.

Finch, who leaves succeeds Kate Pakenham and will work alongside newly appointed artistic director Michael Longhurst.

Finch is currently executive director of dance company Hofesh Shechter which she joined in May 2016.. After an early career as an artists’ agent and in fundraising, Henny joined Act Productions and worked on the general management of many West End plays and musicals, specialising in the commercial transfer of projects that had been initiated in the subsidised sector.

In 2005 Finch joined Oxford Stage Company as executive director. She is a Clore Fellow and a trustee of the Unicorn Theatre

Lord Browne, chairman of the Donmar Warehouse, said, “Henny has an outstanding track record of artistic and strategic leadership, and we are delighted that she will be joining the Donmar at this important moment of transition. Together with Michael Longhurst, she will form part of a powerful new leadership team that will guide the Donmar on the next stage of its journey.”

 

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