David Goodman has been upped to veepee of biz affairs at Castle Rock Entertainment, the company said Thursday.

Goodman, former director of biz affairs, will be responsible for feature and TV contract negotiations and business affairs activity.

He will report to Jess Wittenberg, senior veepee of biz and legal affairs for Castle Rock.

“David has been an integral part of the growth of our department,” Wittenberg said in a statement.

Goodman has been with Castle Rock since 1989.

Follow @Variety on Twitter for breaking news, reviews and more