Christine Batista joins MGM Pride as SVP

MUMBAI: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios has named Christine Batista as senior vice president of theatrical marketing & national partnerships.

She will report to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios executive vice president, theatrical marketing Michael Vollman.

Her appointment continues the expansion of the Lion’s theatrical marketing department. Vollman said, "As the scope of MGM’s slate continues to grow it is important that our marketing department strengthen, evolve and keep pace. Batista is a respected industry veteran with a remarkable depth of creative talent and we could not be more excited to welcome her to the family."

Batista joins MGM following three years at Paramount Pictures where her efforts included work on Transformers, World Trade Center, Kung Fu Panda and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Previously, she spent ten years in marketing and publicity at Dreamworks Pictures. The move marks a homecoming as she began her career as an assistant at MGM.