U taps Kujawski as global acquisitions veep

Had served as int'l sales beep at Focus

Peter Kujawski has been appointed executive vice president of worldwide acquisitions for Universal Pictures.

Exec will be charged with a restructuring effort to centralize and streamline Universal’s acquisitions efforts across the globe and maximizing distribution opportunities.

He will report to U co-chairman Donna Langley and will work closely with international prexy David Kosse.

“Peter’s vast experience selling specialty films gives him a unique perspective on the global marketplace and undeniably qualifies him to lead our acquisitions efforts,” said Langley.

Kujawski had served as executive VP of international sales for Focus Features, where he’d been since 2002.Past projects he’s handled include “Volver,” “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” and “Eastern Promises.”

More Film

  • Alita Battle Angel Trailer

    'Alita: Battle Angel': Cyborgs Face Off in Latest Eye-Popping Trailer

    Peter Kujawski has been appointed executive vice president of worldwide acquisitions for Universal Pictures. Exec will be charged with a restructuring effort to centralize and streamline Universal’s acquisitions efforts across the globe and maximizing distribution opportunities. He will report to U co-chairman Donna Langley and will work closely with international prexy David Kosse. “Peter’s vast […]

  • Robert De Niro

    Robert De Niro in Talks to Join Joaquin Phoenix's Joker Movie

    Peter Kujawski has been appointed executive vice president of worldwide acquisitions for Universal Pictures. Exec will be charged with a restructuring effort to centralize and streamline Universal’s acquisitions efforts across the globe and maximizing distribution opportunities. He will report to U co-chairman Donna Langley and will work closely with international prexy David Kosse. “Peter’s vast […]

  • Golden Globes

    HFPA, Dick Clark Productions Near New Golden Globe Awards Rights Deal With NBC

    Peter Kujawski has been appointed executive vice president of worldwide acquisitions for Universal Pictures. Exec will be charged with a restructuring effort to centralize and streamline Universal’s acquisitions efforts across the globe and maximizing distribution opportunities. He will report to U co-chairman Donna Langley and will work closely with international prexy David Kosse. “Peter’s vast […]

  • Wavescape Film Fest Rides High With

    Wavescape Film Fest Rides High With 14th Edition

    Peter Kujawski has been appointed executive vice president of worldwide acquisitions for Universal Pictures. Exec will be charged with a restructuring effort to centralize and streamline Universal’s acquisitions efforts across the globe and maximizing distribution opportunities. He will report to U co-chairman Donna Langley and will work closely with international prexy David Kosse. “Peter’s vast […]

  • (L to R) Tanya (CHRISTINE BARANSKI),

    Why 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again's' Box Office Opening Is Still a Win

    Peter Kujawski has been appointed executive vice president of worldwide acquisitions for Universal Pictures. Exec will be charged with a restructuring effort to centralize and streamline Universal’s acquisitions efforts across the globe and maximizing distribution opportunities. He will report to U co-chairman Donna Langley and will work closely with international prexy David Kosse. “Peter’s vast […]

  • James Gunn

    Thousands Sign Petition Asking Disney to Rehire James Gunn for 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3'

    Peter Kujawski has been appointed executive vice president of worldwide acquisitions for Universal Pictures. Exec will be charged with a restructuring effort to centralize and streamline Universal’s acquisitions efforts across the globe and maximizing distribution opportunities. He will report to U co-chairman Donna Langley and will work closely with international prexy David Kosse. “Peter’s vast […]

  • Locarno: FiGa Films Acquires ‘Temporada,’ Drops

    Locarno: FiGa Films Acquires ‘Temporada,’ Drops Trailer (EXCLUSIVE)

    Peter Kujawski has been appointed executive vice president of worldwide acquisitions for Universal Pictures. Exec will be charged with a restructuring effort to centralize and streamline Universal’s acquisitions efforts across the globe and maximizing distribution opportunities. He will report to U co-chairman Donna Langley and will work closely with international prexy David Kosse. “Peter’s vast […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content