Philip Matthys Promoted at NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment

Philip Matthys

He has been upped to senior vice president of business affairs, it was announced Wednesday.

Philip Matthys has been upped to senior vice president of business affairs at NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment and Cable Studios, it was announced Wednesday.

Matthys will continue to report to Beth Roberts, the recently-appointed COO of Universal Cable Productions.
In his new position, Matthys will oversee all business affairs matters for USA Network, Syfy and Universal Cable Productions.

“Philip is an integral member of the business affairs team,” said Roberts. “He has made immeasurable contributions as a talented negotiator as USA, Syfy and UCP continue to grow and expand their offerings of original series with talented actors and ground-breaking content.”

Matthys began at NBCUniversal in 2003 as counsel, legal affairs for NBC Entertainment before assuming positions as director and vice president of business affairs for Universal Media Studios. Since 2007, he was vice president of business affairs for NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment.

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