MUMBAI: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group has appointed Jim Gewert as executive vice president, worldwide finance, planning and systems.
In his new post, Gewert will oversee worldwide finance for Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, which encompasses Warner Home Video, Warner Bros. Digital Distribution, and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.
As a key member of the executive management team, he will be responsible for translating the division’s strategic vision into concrete financial operating plans; this includes establishing and evaluating business metrics and implementing decisions that will increase profitability. Gewert will also lead the evaluation of acquisitions, investments, partnerships and new business models and drive the negotiation and execution of deals.
“Jim is a proven leader in his field and we are fortunate to welcome such an accomplished professional to our team. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment continues to be the market leader in numerous categories and I know that Jim’s unique talent and expertise will help us continue this trend,” said Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group president Kevin Tsujihara.
Gewert moves from his current post as executive vice president of finance and administration for Turner Broadcasting System’s Entertainment Networks, Animation, Young Adults & Kids Media, Turner Broadcasting Sales, and Turner Sports divisions.