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Jennifer Fox has been promoted to production VP at Universal Pictures after serving as director of development since 1998.

She will be responsible for supervising production of feature films and report to unit prexy Kevin Misher.

“Jennifer has proven to be an extremely astute and creative executive with excellent taste and commercial sensibility,” Misher said.

Fox’s projects have included “The Mummy,” “Life” and “Erin Brockovich”; she is working on “The Mummy II” and “The Caveman’s Valentine.”

Fox joined U after working for director Steven Soderbergh. She previously held posts at the American Film Institute and the American Playhouse.

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