Columbia Pictures. has upped John Cacavas to exec director of worldwide distribution analysis, a new post.
Cacavas will develop and implement strategies to monitor and analyze Sony Pictures Entertainment’s global distrib business. He will report to Mark Zucker, exec VP of Columbia’s worldwide distribution operations.
First teaming with the studio in 1993 as an analyst, Cacavas is credited with creating its domestic distribution databases and Internet-based film release schedule. He most recently served as Col’s director of distribution analysis.
“John’s creativity and tireless efforts have contributed to our success in domestic distribution,” said Zucker. “As we go forward in our efforts to deal with theatrical distribution on a global basis, I’m certain John’s skills will prove invaluable.”