Gemstar veteran Singh takes over as CFO at MGM


Entertainment finance veteran Bedi Singh was named CFO of MGM on Tuesday.

Singh leaves a post as executive vp and CFO of Gemstar-TV Guide International.

At MGM, where he also will carry the title of president of finance and administration, Singh will report to chairman and CEO Harry Sloan.

"Bedi brings an impressive wealth of worldwide entertainment industry and financial management experience to MGM's top financial post," Sloan said.

Singh said he was "honored to be joining MGM at this exciting time of growth and evolution for the studio."

Before joining Gemstar in 2006, Singh held finance positions at Sony and News Corp. (partialdiff)