Uni Studios takes Gamble as exec vp


Sean Gamble has been named executive vp and CFO of Universal Studios.

Gamble will oversee the financial and operational performance of Universal's global film ops and report to president and COO Ron Meyer, who announced the appointment Tuesday, and NBC Universal executive vp and CFO Lynn Calpeter.

Gamble replaces Christy Shibata, who accepted a position as executive vp financial planning and analysis at NBC Uni.

Gamble most recently was executive finance manager of GE Oil & Gas' equipment business in Florence, Italy. Before that, he was vp financial planning and analysis at Universal Pictures.

"His already established relationships along with his international experience are invaluable as we continue to focus on our film operations worldwide," Meyer said. (partialdiff)