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DreamWorks Taps Lyndsay Harding as CFO

Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks Studios has hired Lyndsay Harding as its new chief financial officer, replacing Larry Wasserman.

Jeff Small, president and COO, made the announcement. Wasserman left recently for the same post at David Ellison’s Skydance Productions.

The move comes two weeks after veteran TV executive Michael Wright was announced as the new CEO at DreamWorks, replacing Stacey Snider, who will leave the company at the beginning of January.

“Lyndsay brings invaluable experience and key skills that will help drive the planning and execution of DreamWorks’ immediate and long-term financial strategies,” Small said. “She joins us at a pivotal time in our evolution and her experience will prove invaluable as DreamWorks looks to the future.”

Prior to joining DreamWorks, Harding was CFO at Evergreen Studios. She also worked as a senior VP at MGM overeeing corporate development and financial planning.

Before breaking into the media-entertainment, Harding worked on Wall Stree at Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Partners.

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