U Studios taps Compton as sr. VP, CFO

Exec to o'see finances, budgeting for H'wood, CityWalk

Brian Compton has been tapped senior veep, chief financial officer for Universal Studios Hollywood.

In his new position, Compton will oversee financial reporting and budgeting, planning and implementation of operating budgets, and direction of the financial management organizations of both Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Studios CityWalk.

He will report to Bob Brisco, prexy and chief operating officer of Universal Studios Hollywood.

Previously, Compton served as director of operations, finance for Coach Leatherware, a division of Sara Lee Corp.

He has also held financial posts with Villeroy and Boch Tableware and with Pepsi Cola Co. East.

“Brian is a results-oriented executive who has strong financial and leadership skills,” Brisco said. “His background in retailing and consumer products businesses is also a great fit with our organization.”

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