APA Promotes Stuart Nichols to CFO (Exclusive)

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Stuart Nichols

Before joining the agency in July 2016, he was a vice president at Universal.

APA has named Stuart Nichols its CFO, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Nichols joined the agency in July 2016 as senior vp finance. Before that, he spent 13 years at Universal Pictures, most recently as vp financial planning and analysis for the domestic home-entertainment division. He also previously worked as director of finance at Mammoth Records, guiding the label through its joint venture with Atlantic Records. He has an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and also graduated from the General Electric Experienced Financial Leadership Program.

“I’m excited to welcome Stuart to our team as we continue to expand our operations,” APA president and CEO Jim Gosnell said in a statement. “His seasoned expertise will be a great asset to our company.”