MGM ups Abbott

Exec tapped senior VP, worldwide distribution services

Joy Abbott has been upped from VP, worldwide distribution services to senior VP, worldwide distribution services at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. In her new position, Abbott will be responsible for contract administration, product rights and window availability management, as well as materials servicing, credit and collections, royalty accounting, sales systems and reporting related to all MGM film and TV properties.

Abbott joined MGM in 1980 in the industrial relations division. She also served as manager of international television administration, director of worldwide sales administration and exec director.

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