Exec to give keynote at convention's opening luncheon
Sony Pictures Entertainment chair-CEO Michael Lynton will give the keynote speech at ShoWest’s opening-day luncheon. Annual confab of theater owners runs March 15-18 in Las Vegas.Lynton has led SPE since 2004. He and co-chair Amy Pascal manage SPE’s global operations. “Michael Lynton’s career has taken him from his roots as a successful production chief of Touchstone Pictures to running businesses as diverse as Penguin Group, a world-renowned publishing company; AOL Europe; and now Sony Pictures, which had a record-breaking year in 2009,” ShoWest managing director Robert Sunshine said.