MGM has promoted company finance vet Steve Hendry to senior exec veep of television operations.

Hendry, who has been with MGM since 1998 and most recently was senior EVP of finance, will oversee fiscal operations and business planning for the MGM television and digital divisions. He will report to MGM television group prexy Roma Khanna (hired in June) and MGM COO Ken Schapiro.

Steve’s keen insight into MGM and the entertainment industry are tremendous strategic assets for MGM television and digital,” Khanna said. “His wealth of knowledge and financial experience make him the perfect candidate to help us continue to grow our TV and digital business.”