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Sony Entertainment Re-Ups Michael Lynton as CEO

Extends contract as head of global entertainment for studio

Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc. topper Michael Lynton has extended his contract as head of global entertainment for Sony Corporation. The company declined to disclose the length of the renewal.

Lynton joined Sony Pictures in 2004 and began overseeing the studio with co-chair Amy Pascal. Exec was appointed to the additional role of CEO, Sony Entertainment, Inc. in 2012, overseeing Sony’s global entertainment businesses, including Sony Music Entertainment, Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Sony Pictures.

Lynton currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Sony Entertainment, Inc. and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sony Pictures Entertainment.

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