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Adam Cleary joins Regency Media as Finance Director after working for International Entertainment companies

As a result of the recent expansion of Regency Media Group, Adam Cleary has been appointed to the newly created role of Finance Director and will oversee all aspects of Regency’s Finance Department.

Cleary has over 12 years experience in the Entertainment industry working with companies such as 20th Century Fox, MGM, New Line, Universal, The Jim Henson Company and Pathe International. Cleary will be predominately based in Regency Media's head office in Melbourne but will work closely with teams across all locations, and will contribute and support Regency’s dynamic growth strategy.

Regency Media Group MD Fiona Horman stated today, “I am pleased to have Adam on board in this new role. I have known Adam for many years and he has never failed to impress with his knowledge, drive and insight. I know Adam will become a vital contributor to this exciting new stage of Regency’s development”

Adam Cleary commented, “I am very excited about joining Regency at this fascinating time for the entertainment industry. Regency is positioned to be at the forefront of new developments in both physical and digital content delivery and it is a privilege to be a part of this intriguing new media world.”

Information on the Regency Media Group


The Regency Media Group is a privately owned Australian company and has been manufacturing media for the Home Entertainment Industry since the mid 1950’s. Under a single management structure the company has grown to become Australasia’s most experienced, locally owned electronic media manufacturing business.

Over 50 years, Regency has expanded to become a diversified group comprising digital media manufacturing and distribution.

Regency also has a 74% interest in an Indian joint venture with Saregama India Ltd (“Saregama”) to produce CDs/VCDs/DVDs in that market. Saregama is the oldest music company in India with its origins dating back to the late 1800’s. It has interests in Bollywood movies and music content.

In August 2010, Regency acquired Shock Entertainment (“Shock”), one of the largest independent distributors of film, TV and music content in Australia. Shock DVD has licensing and distribution deals with partners such as WWE, CBS, E! Entertainment and Timelife. In music, Shock represents prestigious labels such as Cooking Vinyl, Vagrant and Eagle Vision. As part of the acquisition Regency now has access to a large catalogue in Australia as well as the infrastructure and a specialist team with skills in content acquisition and management. The acquisition of Shock represents the first pillar of the Company’s committed strategy to be a vertically integrated media company.

Information on founder Fiona Horman

Fiona founded Regency Recordings in 1986 and has been its CEO since inception. In 2000, Fiona was inducted into the Australian Business Women’s Hall of Fame and in 2003 was a finalist in Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year awards, as well as receiving the overall Dun & Bradstreet The Age Business award. Under Fiona’s leadership, Regency has become one of Australia’s leading electronic media manufacturers and content delivery businesses.

For further information contact Natalie Pullan P: 03 9205 0989 M: 0407 502 306