Ann Boyd Upped at Sony Pictures Entertainment

Ann Boyd

She has been promoted to senior vice president of global communications.

Ann Junod Boyd has been promoted to senior vp, global communications at Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Since joining Sony as vp, global communications in 2009, Boyd (who then went by her maiden name, Ann Junod Burkart) has helped lead corporate media relations for the company.

"Among her many accomplishments, Ann has done a really great job in handling media surrounding our technology and environmental initiatives," said Jim Kennedy, exec vp, global communications, to whom she reports. "She helped put the Sony 3D Technology Center on the map, and was instrumental in drawing attention to the groundbreaking UltraViolet digital media ecosystem, which is important to the future of our industry."

Before joining Sony, Boyd served as vp, corporate communications for Fox Interactive Media. Prior to that, she worked for AOL, where she led music and entertainment communications.