MANAGEMENT

MANAGEMENT

  • Tom Woods / President

    Tom began his career as a news sports and documentary cameraman. He has been awarded several Emmys for his work as a cameraman and as a director. He went on to found one of Europe’s leading production and post production facilities. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s he provided facilities for international broadcasters producing sports, entertainment and factual programming. He co-founded Woods Communications in 1988 with his brother Ian Woods to offer production and programming services to the global market. Ian Woods continues to remain active in the company to develop and oversee special projects. Tom speaks English and French, with a working knowledge of Spanish and German.


  • Ann Lewis / VP Finance and Administration

    Ann has been with Woods Communications for some 20 years and is highly qualified in the area of corporate finance as well as legal matters. Ann worked out of the Woods' office in Europe for almost 15 years and is now based in the company’s Los Angeles office where she oversees finance and administration. She is the liaison between the company and its team of professional advisors including accountants, tax consultants and legal counsel in the US as well as in Europe. Ann speaks fluent French and has a working knowledge of Spanish.


  • Anne Rapoport / Director of Production Operations

    Anne has been with Woods for over 20 years. As Director of Production Operations, Anne has overseen on behalf of Woods a plethora of productions for major broadcasters from around the world. Credits include the Tour de France, the America’s Cup, the Tour of California, World Cup Football, World Cup Skiing, the French Open, Formula 1 and the Champions League Final. Anne works with over 100 freelancers that embrace the company’s high standards. Anne speaks English, French and Spanish.


  • Josh Kaplan / Business Development Manager

    Josh first started working with Woods in 2001 on the French Open and has stayed in close contact with the Woods team through the years. He spent almost 15 years working in film, television and digital media in New York City. Starting as a sales and marketing executive with HBO, he then moved on from the network side of the business and produced four independent feature films before landing back at Woods. Since January 2016, Josh has been the Business Development Manager Woods and works out of the Woods Los Angeles office. Josh is fluent in Spanish and has a working knowledge of French.