Former Price Waterhouse exec Peter Halt has been granted veepee/ corporate controller stripes for Sony Pictures Entertainment, with specific oversight of financial reporting for the studio.
Halt, to be based on Sony’s Culver City lot, worked with SPE senior veepee Charles Falcetti Jr. while at Price Waterhouse and now reports to him. Halt also will oversee company initiatives to cut costs, enhance revenues and to retool its financial reporting process.
The new Sony striper was a director in Price Waterhouse’s entertainment, media and communications practice, and he also participated in the massive accounting and consulting firm’s M&A practice. Before working for PW, Halt ran his own venture-capital consulting practice, and also worked for Pathe Communications Corp. and KPMG Peat Marwick.