Savoy Pictures announced yesterday that Jody Cukier has been named senior veepee of marketing and operations.
Sony Pictures is pumping up its presence in the technology arena, formally hiring Adam Grosser as vice president for New Media for its New Technologies division.
Eastman Kodak climbed steadily on Wall St. yesterday on news that it had a new chief financial officer. The film and camera giant saw its shares gain almost 8% in value, or $ 3.25, to close at $ 45.
John Birt, the BBC's controversial new director-general, unveiled the first major appointments of his regime yesterday, along with substantial changes in the way the pubcaster does business.
Macdonald Carey inks with Century Artist Ltd. for representation.
Mitchell Stern has been upped to prexy and chief operating officer of Fox Television Stations.
As expected, Paul Friedman has been elevated to executive VP at ABC News, replacing Stephen Weiswasser, senior VP of Capital Cities/ABC, who had been serving as the No. 2 exec in the news division…
Monte Adcock has joined New Line Distribution as assistant western division manager.
George Minami Jr., dancer, choreographer and instructor, died Dec. 28 of an aneurism and heart failure at Saint Rose Hospital in Hayward, Calif. He was 53.
Former Levine/Schneider Public Relations senior account executive Staci Wolfe has ankled the firm to enter into partnership with Eddie Michaels & Associates.