Sony Digital raises Levy to sr. veep

Exec to coordinate marketing, brand strategy

Don Levy has been promoted to senior VP of marketing and communications at Sony Pictures Digital.

He will report to Yair Landau, vice chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment and prexy of SPD.

Levy will continue to direct the corporate communications, marketing and public relations for SPD’s operating units, including Sony Pictures Imageworks, Sony Pictures Digital Networks, Sony Pictures Animation and Sony Online Entertainment. Levy will remain responsible for the coordination of marketing and brand strategy between SPD and SPE, as well as other Sony companies, including Sony Electronics.

“Don has been with us at SPE since our beginning,” said Landau. “He is a true team player who has grown with us every step of the way. He brings his special passion and spirit to every effort.”

Levy joined Sony Pictures Imageworks in 1996 during the group’s founding stages. Last year Levy oversaw the Academy Award campaign for Imageworks’ animated short film “The ChubbChubbs,” which garnered the group’s first Oscar.

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