Andrew Gumpert Upped to President, Worldwide Biz Affairs and Operations at Columbia
He will be involved with securing co-financing agreements and new, emerging revenue streams for the studio's theatrical releases.
Andrew Gumpert has been promoted to president, worldwide business affairs and operations for Columbia Pictures, where he jointly reports to Sony Pictures chairman and CEO Michael Lynton and SPE co-chairman Amy Pascal.
Working closely with Columbia Pictures president Doug Belgrad while also serving as a advisor to Lynton and Pascal, Gumpert will oversee worldwide business affairs and operations for Columbia and will be involved in securing co-financing arrangements and new, emerging revenue streams for the label’s theatrical releases.
Gumpert joined SPE in 2005 as executive vp of business affairs for Columbia and was promoted to president of business affairs & administration in 2008. He previously led business and legal affairs for Miramax’s Dimension Films for seven years.
“In a business that is evolving technologically while adapting to changing and challenging economics, Andrew has provided the kind of forward-thinking leadership that makes him one of the best and brightest business minds and negotiators in our industry,” said Lynton and Pascal.