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Sid Ganis has been re-elected to his fourth consecutive — and last — term as president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Meeting Tuesday night, the Academy’s board of governors also re-elected Robert Rehme, a governor in the executives branch, to the post of first vp.
Other officers for the coming year include new vps Kathleen Kennedy and Hawk Koch, both from the producers branch; executive branch governor Tom Sherak, elected treasurer; and public relations branch governor Cheryl Boone Isaacs, secretary.
Academy board members serve three-year terms, while officers serve one-year terms, with a maximum of four consecutive terms in any one office.
Isaacs previously served a term each as vp and treasurer, Koch served one term as treasurer, and Rehme has served in various officer posts, including president, for a total of 17 terms.
Kennedy and Sherak will serve their first terms as officers.
Ganis’ production company, Out of the Blue … Entertainment, has been housed at Sony since 1996. Before that, he held various posts at Sony, including vice chairman of Columbia Pictures and president of worldwide marketing for Columbia/TriStar Motion Picture Cos. He has also had gigs as president of the studio’s motion picture group; president of worldwide marketing at Paramount Pictures; and senior vp at Lucasfilm.
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