Jim Gewert has been named exec veep of worldwide finance, planning and systems for Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Gewert joins the studio from Turner Broadcasting System, where he served as exec VP of finance and administration.Syfy has promoted Shara Zoll to VP of operations at Syfy.com and elevated Dana Ortiz to VP of brand marketing. Zoll has been with Syfy since 2002. Ortiz, a 14-year veteran of the channel, oversees all off-channel marketing, events and promotions for the NBC Universal cabler. Jeffrey Fink has been appointed executive VP of studio development at Cinram Intl. Income Fund. Fink was previously the exec veep at Miramax and Dimension’s home entertainment division. He will be based in Los Angeles. Oxygen Media has upped Scott Lewers to veep of multiplatform program planning and acquisitions. A seven-year Oxygen vet, Lewers oversees series and movie acquisitions for the NBC U cabler. Jay Levine has been named veepee of business planning for Warner Bros. Television Group. Levine moves to Warners from Disney where he was an associate in the corporate strategy and business development group. NBC Universal’s Integrated Sales Marketing team has tapped Debra Goetz as veepee. Goetz previously worked for Univision as VP of corporate marketing. Sal LoCurto has been appointed senior veep of programming for Fuse. He’ll oversee all programming and skedding for the Madison Square Garden-owned music cabler. He joins Fuse from HD music channel Rave.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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