Village Roadshow Pictures has named Ann Mather executive vice president/chief financial officer.
She will report to company chairman Bruce Berman and work alongside Steve Krone, executive vice president/chief operating officer.
Mather’s duties will include overseeing the day-to-day financial and business operations of VRP with its studio partner, Warner Bros.
She also will work with Berman and Krone on putting together the slate of films that VRP is co-financing with Warners.
Berman said that by hiring Mather, Village Roadshow had completed the assembly of its senior management team. “With the experience and acumen that Ann will bring to our company, I am confident that VRP will conduct its financial dealings on par with its production and business affairs expertise.”
Mather was previously senior VP of finance administration for Buena Vista Intl. Prior to that, she held positions at AIG and Ralph Lauren, and worked for Paramount Pictures in London, Amsterdam and New York. She began her career at accounting firm KPMG in London.