Former Universal VP now senior creative exec

Universal Pictures executive veep Holly Bario has ankled the studio to join former boss Stacey Snider at DreamWorks.

Bario, who worked at U for 11 years, has been hired as senior creative executive at DreamWorks and will report to president of production Adam Goodman.

Move marks second U executive (the first was DreamWorks’ head of business affairs Chris Floyd) to jump ship to DreamWorks since studio topper Snider made the move across the lot in 2006.

During her U stint, Bario worked on some of the studio’s biggest comedy hits including “I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry,” “Knocked Up” and “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” and forged strong ties with multihyphenate Judd Apatow.

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