Campbell will head Panavision
EmptyEntertainment industry veteran Billy Campbell has been named president and CEO of camera manufacturer Panavision.
Campbell, most recently president of Discovery Networks, will oversee Panavision's domestic and foreign operations.
Campbell also has held executive positions in programming and development at ABC, CBS and Warner Bros. Television and was president of Miramax Television.
"Billy's visionary leadership in the entertainment business ideally suits him to take Panavision into the next phase of our business," Panavision chairman Ronald Perelman said. "Having had roles in both the development and creative side as well as management and production, he understands the needs of our customers and the innovations needed to keep up with their creative demands." (partialdiff)