Henson ups Eskenazi to top financial post

Exec promoted to CFO position

HOLLYWOOD — Paul Eskenazi, previously senior veep, corporate development worldwide, Thursday was promoted to chief financial officer at the Jim Henson Co.

In his new post, Eskenazi will oversee all financial operations of the Hollywood-based entertainment company. He will continue to report to CEO Charles Rivkin.

“I’m thrilled to promote Paul, who has such a keen understanding of our business and has been so integral to many growth initiatives in all areas of our company,” Rivkin said.

Eskenazi also will continue to handle his former duties, involving oversight of strategic planning and business development, and will jointly oversee Henson’s human resources department with Peter Schube, exec veep business and legal affair-general counsel.

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