Lionsgate Promotes Kristine Klimczak to Assistant Treasurer Post

Lionsgate has promoted accounting and finance veteran Kristine Klimczak to Executive Vice President and Assistant Treasurer.

The studio made the announcement Wednesday as part of its efforts to position its finance operations to reflect the company’s continued worldwide growth. Lionsgate completed the $4.1 billion acquisition of Starz in December.

Lionsgate also appointed Kate Davies to the position of senior VP of accounting and Finance.

Klimczak will be responsible for Lionsgate’s global cash financial planning and debt management and will report to Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Barge in her new post.  She will also oversee certain operational accounting and worldwide cash management functions under the leadership of Chief Accounting Officer Rick Prell.

Davies will assume Klimczak’s former role of senior VP and will be tasked to manage procure to pay automation initiatives and day-to-day accounting operations. She previously served as a consultant for Lionsgate and worked closely with Klimczak on the implementation of the company’s expense reporting system and accounting initiatives.

“Kristine is an astute finance executive and skilled strategist who has positioned our finance operations to keep pace with Lionsgate’s continued growth into a multibillion dollar global content leader,” said Barge and Prell. “Combining her expertise with Kate’s track record in efficient systems management, our finance team is better positioned than ever to meet the needs of Lionsgate’s capital structure and expanding operations around the world.”

Klimczak joined Lionsgate in 2005 as VP of finance. Before joining Lionsgate, Davies worked at Sony Pictures Entertainment for over a decade in their information technology department.

More Film

  • Anita Hill

    Anita Hill Chairs Hollywood Anti-Sexual Harassment Commission Formed by Top Execs

    Lionsgate has promoted accounting and finance veteran Kristine Klimczak to Executive Vice President and Assistant Treasurer. The studio made the announcement Wednesday as part of its efforts to position its finance operations to reflect the company’s continued worldwide growth. Lionsgate completed the $4.1 billion acquisition of Starz in December. Lionsgate also appointed Kate Davies to […]

  • Warren Beatty

    Arnon Milchan Sues Warren Beatty Over 'Rules Don't Apply' Flop

    Lionsgate has promoted accounting and finance veteran Kristine Klimczak to Executive Vice President and Assistant Treasurer. The studio made the announcement Wednesday as part of its efforts to position its finance operations to reflect the company’s continued worldwide growth. Lionsgate completed the $4.1 billion acquisition of Starz in December. Lionsgate also appointed Kate Davies to […]

  • Oscar Isaac Addams Family

    Oscar Isaac in Talks to Voice Gomez Addams in Animated 'Addams Family' Movie

    Lionsgate has promoted accounting and finance veteran Kristine Klimczak to Executive Vice President and Assistant Treasurer. The studio made the announcement Wednesday as part of its efforts to position its finance operations to reflect the company’s continued worldwide growth. Lionsgate completed the $4.1 billion acquisition of Starz in December. Lionsgate also appointed Kate Davies to […]

  • Jennifer Lawrence

    Publicists for Jennifer Lawrence, Daisy Ridley, Amy Adams Form New Firm

    Lionsgate has promoted accounting and finance veteran Kristine Klimczak to Executive Vice President and Assistant Treasurer. The studio made the announcement Wednesday as part of its efforts to position its finance operations to reflect the company’s continued worldwide growth. Lionsgate completed the $4.1 billion acquisition of Starz in December. Lionsgate also appointed Kate Davies to […]

  • Hannah Marks Liana Liberato

    Hannah Marks, Liana Liberato to Star in High School Comedy 'Banana Split'

    Lionsgate has promoted accounting and finance veteran Kristine Klimczak to Executive Vice President and Assistant Treasurer. The studio made the announcement Wednesday as part of its efforts to position its finance operations to reflect the company’s continued worldwide growth. Lionsgate completed the $4.1 billion acquisition of Starz in December. Lionsgate also appointed Kate Davies to […]

  • NOR_D01_053017_9621_R2 – L-R: Tom Hanks (Ben

    Steven Spielberg's 'The Post' to Open Palm Springs Film Festival

    Lionsgate has promoted accounting and finance veteran Kristine Klimczak to Executive Vice President and Assistant Treasurer. The studio made the announcement Wednesday as part of its efforts to position its finance operations to reflect the company’s continued worldwide growth. Lionsgate completed the $4.1 billion acquisition of Starz in December. Lionsgate also appointed Kate Davies to […]

  • Willa Fitzgerald

    'The Goldfinch' Movie Adaptation Casts Willa Fitzgerald (EXCLUSIVE)

    Lionsgate has promoted accounting and finance veteran Kristine Klimczak to Executive Vice President and Assistant Treasurer. The studio made the announcement Wednesday as part of its efforts to position its finance operations to reflect the company’s continued worldwide growth. Lionsgate completed the $4.1 billion acquisition of Starz in December. Lionsgate also appointed Kate Davies to […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content