David Eick has been upped to president of Renaissance Pictures Entertainment, the Universal Studios-based production company headed by principals Sam Raimi and Robert Tapert.
Eick, who most recently served as VP, joined the company in 1992 as director of television development.
Eick also serves as supervising producer of the Renaissance mid-season ABC action series “Spy Game,” which is being produced by U in a partnership with Warner Bros. Television. He is also a co-producer of U’s firstrun syndie series “Hercules: The Legendary Journeys.”
Eick also was producer of the studio’s “American Gothic,” which aired on CBS last season.