Mark Gordon reportedly in talks to depart president, CCO role at eOne

The global studio responded to the reports Wednesday by saying Gordon "continues to be a very important part of the eOne team now and into the future."

Mark Gordon pictureMark Gordon is in talks that could lead to him exiting his post as eOne’s president and CCO, according to multiple reports.

Gordon, who was appointed to the role in January 2018, is reportedly in discussions to leave the position due to creative differences. It remains unclear whether Gordon would retain any production ties to eOne if the discussions do result in him exiting his current post.

A spokesperson for eOne said: “While we don’t comment on internal organizational discussions, we can say that Mark Gordon continues to be a very important part of the eOne team now and into the future.”

The news comes 18 months after eOne bought the remaining 49% of The Mark Gordon Company (MGC) for USD $209 million (CDN $258 million), integrating the company fully under the eOne banner in 2018. That transaction came three years after eOne had acquired an initial 51% majority stake in the prodco behind series such as Grey’s AnatomyCriminal MindsDesignated Survivor and The Rookie, as well as its first feature film Molly’s Game.

eOne, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange, saw its share price fall by almost 17% on Wednesday after the story was first broken by Variety. The company’s share price rebounded by about 16% on Thursday (as of press time) after the aforementioned eOne statement was issued to the market.