Summit Ups Meredith Milton to Senior Vice President of Production

Karen Barna also promoted to senior vp, business affairs.

Summit Entertainment has upped two execs to senior level positions.

VP of production Meredith Milton was promoted to senior vp of production. Milton joined Summit in 2002 and has been involved in projects like Letters to Juliet and the Step Up franchise.

Production president Erik Feig said, "Meredith is that rare superstar: deeply talented, endlessly creative, charmingly humble and a true pleasure to be around. She has been an intrinsic member of the team from her very beginnings as an assistant and we couldn't be more excited to honor her with this newest recognition of her abilities."

Karen Barna takes the new title of senior vp, business affairs. She will report to department EVP Andrew Matosich who says, "Karen is a highly valued member of the Summit team. She closes complicated and sometimes contentious deals with a style that leaves everyone feeling postiive about the result."

Barna brokered all cast deals for the first Twilight film, and supporting cast deals for Breaking Dawn, Parts 1 and 2.