Statement from MPAA Chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin on House Speaker Paul Ryan’s Announcement to Retire at the End of his Term

April 11, 2018

WASHINGTON – The following is a statement from Charles Rivkin, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), on the announcement from Speaker Paul Ryan that he will not seek reelection and retire at the end of his term.

“House Speaker Paul Ryan has served his country with distinction in the U.S. Congress for 20 years. The MPAA is grateful for his leadership and commitment to promoting jobs and advancing competitiveness for American businesses, including the film and television industry. We look forward to working with Speaker Ryan through the end of this term, and we wish him luck on his future endeavors.”

About the MPAA
The Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (MPAA) serves as the voice and advocate of the American motion picture, home video and television industries from its offices in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. Its members include: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures; Paramount Pictures Corporation; Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.; Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation; Universal City Studios LLC; and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

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