STUDIOS, NETWORKS, AND MEDIA CONGLOMERATES

Focus Features:
Peter Kujawski has joined as Executive Vice President of Film Acquisitions. He also continues as Executive Vice President, Worldwide Acquisitions for Universal Pictures.

NBC Entertainment:
Alex Lin has been promoted to Manager of Comedy Development.
Doug Vaughan has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Special Programs and Late-night Programming.

NBCUniversal:
Jared DiPalma has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer for Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media.

NBCUniversal International TV Distribution:
Jennifer Hahn has been promoted to Director, Publicity and Communications.

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions:
Chan Phung has joined as Vice President, Acquisitions.

FILM

Anagram Produktion:
Gunnar Carlsson has joined as Film and Drama Chief.

Chernin Entertainment:
David Ready has joined as Senior Vice President.

Cinereach:
Paul Mezey has joined as a Producer. He also continues as Principal of Journeyman Pictures.

Electric City Entertainment:
Katie McNeill and Crystal Powell have been promoted to Vice Presidents of Production & Development.

Evergreen Films:
Scott Kroopf has joined as Chief Creative Officer.

Gulfstream Pictures:
Margaret Chernin has joined as Creative Executive.
Matt Phelps has joined as Creative Executive.
Josie Rosen has joined as Executive Vice President, Development.

New Regency Productions:
Melissa Smith has joined as Director of International Distribution.

ROOM 101, Inc.:
Laura Reichenbach has been promoted to Vice President of Development & Production.

The Weinstein Company:
Collin Creighton has been promoted to Vice President of Production & Development.

TELEVISION

BBC:
Vincent Dijkema has joined as Consultant, Format Entertainment.

FremantleMedia:
Sangeeta Desai has joined as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer.

IFC:
Colin Moore has been promoted to Vice President, Digital Media and Alternative Content.

Meter Television:
Bjorn Persson has joined as Managing Director.
Madeline Hansson has joined as Deputy Managing Director.

Muse Entertainment Enterprises:
Ann Harbron has joined as Managing Director, Factual Programming.

Sky Vision Productions:
Angela Neillis has joined as Head, Acquisitions.

Zodiak Americas:
Stefanie Gelinas has joined as Senior Vice President, Creativity & Innovation.

AGENCIES, MANAGEMENT COMPANIES, PUBLIC RELATIONS, AND LAW FIRMS

Benderspink:
Elisa Oliveras has joined as Head of Television.

Boneau/Bryan-Brown:
Aaron Meier has been promoted to Vice President, Account Services.
Heath Schwartz has been promoted to Vice President, Account Services.

Felker Toczek Gellman Suddleson, LLP:
Chris Abramson has been promoted to Partner.

Paradigm:
Sophia Lucchesi has joined as Coordinator of TV Literary.

Principato-Young Entertainment:
Maggie Haskins has been promoted to Manager.

prolific:
Tara Kromer has been promoted to Partner.

CABLE

ABC Family Channel:
Robert Prinz has been promoted to Director of Development & Programming.

Lifetime:
Kimberly Chessler has been promoted to Vice President of Reality Programming
Paul Hardy has joined as Vice President of Reality Programming

Outcast Media:
Eric Davies has joined as Senior Director, Sales, Detroit.
Wes Waterson has joined as Director, Sales, Central Region.
Kim Lane has joined as Director, Sales, West Region.

DIGITAL

Akamai:
Tom Leighton has been promoted to CEO of Akamai Technologies.
Robert Hughes has been promoted to President, Worldwide Operations.
Rick McConnell has been promoted to President, Products and Development.

Gawker:
John Cook has been promoted to Editor-in-Chief.

Microsoft:
Blake Krikorian has joined as Corporate Vice President, Xbox & Interactive Entertainment Business

Twitter:
Guilherme Ribenboim has joined as Country Manager, Brazil.

 

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