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NY Times: President of Paramount to Leave After Brief Term

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire January 10, 2007 at 9:56AM

After a brief reign of two years, Gail Berman will be leaving her job as the president of Viacom's Paramount Pictures unit, according to a film executive at the studio. The move comes as Paramount continues its struggle to find a stable path. The studio has veered unsteadily through internal tumult since Brad Grey took over as the chairman of the studio in early 2005. Mr. Grey named Ms. Berman to be his chief creative decision-maker in hopes of reversing a decline in the studio's fortunes under his predecessor, Sherry Lansing. Sharon Waxman reports[Free NY Times online subscription required to view full article.]
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After a brief reign of two years, Gail Berman will be leaving her job as the president of Viacom's Paramount Pictures unit, according to a film executive at the studio. The move comes as Paramount continues its struggle to find a stable path. The studio has veered unsteadily through internal tumult since Brad Grey took over as the chairman of the studio in early 2005. Mr. Grey named Ms. Berman to be his chief creative decision-maker in hopes of reversing a decline in the studio's fortunes under his predecessor, Sherry Lansing. Sharon Waxman reports
[Free NY Times online subscription required to view full article.]