Steven T. Brunell has been tapped VP of finance for USA Networks Studios.
Reporting to Robert Fleming, USANS exec VP and chief financial officer, Brunell will be responsible for all financial, accounting and budgeting activities for the newly formed company. He also will lead the studio’s long-term strategic planning efforts and domestic development initiatives.
Brunell joins USANS from Universal Studios, where he was director of corporate development and strategic planning. At U, he helped structure the recently completed transfer of the studio’s domestic television assets into USA Networks Inc.
Before U, Brunell served as a senior manager for Price Waterhouse’s Entertainment, Media & Communications group for 12 years, including four years in Paris.