Michelle Katz has been named VP of business and legal affairs at Universal Studios New Media Group. Katz previously was at Paramount Pictures’ consumer products and anti-piracy departments, and served as associate counsel to the Writers Guild of America West.
* * *Interactive entertainment provider Cobalt Moon has bumped Timothy A. Bennett to VP-development. Bennett will handle development of branded interactive projects and continue to develop inhouse projects.
* * *David A. Panfili has been named president of Location Sound Corp., a major supplier of professional sound equipment to the entertainment and broadcast industries. Panfili joined the company in 1983 as a sales rep. Since 1989, he had been VP and G.M.