Puppets Pulled By New Strings

Brian Henson, 27-year-old son of the late Jim Henson, was named prexy of Jim Henson Prods. The appointment was made by Henson’s five children, who jointly own the privately held company.

Former president David Lazer will remain a board member and consultant.

Henson has named Charles Rivkin v.p., finance and operations, Peter Schube v.p., business and legal affairs, Martin Baker, v.p., U.S. production, Duncan Kenworthy, v.p., international production and Ritamarie Peruggi, v.p., New York production. Development group will be headed by Alex Rockwell and Lisa Pegnato, veepees, creative affairs.

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