John Avagliano is the principal of Britannia Investments, LLC. He is a senior financial executive with extensive management experience across a broad array of information technology, consumer products and media markets, including music, film, cosmetics, health care and apparel.
He has recently worked on M&A of Image Entertainment and Millennium Entertainment with private equity firms; acquired, managed and sold to Robert Johnson Entertainment (BET founder) and private investors.
John was previously employed at Warner Music Group (WMG) where he was Senior Vice President, Financial Operations. As Senior Vice President at Warner Music Group, he was responsible for financial oversight of global manufacturing, distribution and print businesses, worldwide financial planning and analysis, U.S. advertising procurement, real estate management, offices services support, and U.S. purchasing activities
Prior to WMG, John was Chief Financial Officer of Warner Home Video (WHV). In addition to managing the overall finance function at WHV, he led negotiations for acquiring and distributing independent theatrical and TV content; this included PBS, Discovery Channel, BBC, and National Geographic.
John received his B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Wharton School of Business. He maintains strong ties with Wharton through his participation as a member of the Wharton Secondary School Advisory Board.