U taps Kujawski as global acquisitions veep

Had served as int'l sales beep at Focus

Peter Kujawski has been appointed executive vice president of worldwide acquisitions for Universal Pictures.

Exec will be charged with a restructuring effort to centralize and streamline Universal’s acquisitions efforts across the globe and maximizing distribution opportunities.

He will report to U co-chairman Donna Langley and will work closely with international prexy David Kosse.

“Peter’s vast experience selling specialty films gives him a unique perspective on the global marketplace and undeniably qualifies him to lead our acquisitions efforts,” said Langley.

Kujawski had served as executive VP of international sales for Focus Features, where he’d been since 2002.Past projects he’s handled include “Volver,” “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” and “Eastern Promises.”

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