Exec will oversee lobbying and policy activities
Sony Pictures Entertainment has promoted Keith Weaver to executive vice president of worldwide government affairs.He’ll oversee all aspects of SPE’s lobbying and policy activities as well as community affairs. He has been with the company since 2002 and has been senior VP since 2005. He’ll report to Leah Weil, SPE’s senior executive vice president and general counsel. Before joining Sony, Weaver helped develop the proposal for new state Senate, Congressional and Board of Equalization districts, and also held staff positions at Kaiser Permanente and in the office of then-State Sen. Herschel Rosenthal. He currently is vice president of the California State Film Commission.