Sony Pictures Entertainment in Culver City, Calif., announces that Randy Lake (pictured) has been appointed President, Studio Operations and Imageworks. Lake oversees all operations, strategy and planning for Sony Pictures Imageworks, Post-Production Services, Production Services, Global Mastering and Servicing, and Asset Management.
He will continue to report jointly to Steve Mosko, Chairman, Sony Pictures Television and Tom Rothman, Chairman, Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group. Lake was previously Executive Vice President, Studio Operations and General Manager, Imageworks.
“Randy is a skilled executive with a keen sense of strategy and clear vision for the future of the studio,” says Mosko. “He has proven his value to the company in a variety of roles over the years and we are delighted to acknowledge his contribution with this promotion,”
Rothman adds: “Randy has one of the sharpest minds in the business and we are thrilled to have him at the helm of our leaner, more efficient, and more effective studio operations and visual effects businesses.”
Lake joined Sony Pictures in 2006 from Booz Allen, where he served as a strategy consultant to the entertainment, media, and technology industries. He began his career as a securities attorney with Brobeck, Pheleger, Harrison in San Francisco, advising emerging growth technology companies, underwriters and venture investors. Lake holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Economy of Industrial Societies from UC Berkeley.
Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is a subsidiary of Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE’s global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies.
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