BV ups Davine

Exec named sr. veep, biz and legal affairs

Buena Vista TV has upped Howard Davine to senior veep of business and legal affairs.

In the new position, Davine will oversee both the business affairs and legal departments for Walt Disney network television and Touchstone Television. Additionally, he will oversee the studio’s physical production department and will be involved in a variety of administrative matters.

Davine served as veep of network television, business affairs, and replaces senior veep Alan Duke. Disney insiders earlier this year said Duke would receive additional responsibilities, but instead, Duke now oversees business and legal affairs for “The Wonderful World of Disney” rather than the entire network TV production division.

Prior to joining Disney, Davine headed the entertainment transactional department of the law firm Christensen, White, Miller, Fink & Jacobs, which he joined in 1990, overseeing the legal work relating to the acquisition, financing, production and distribution of motion pictures and television programs.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Biz News from Variety

Loading