Warner Bros. hires Ann Calfas

Named senior vp & chief employment counsel

Ann Calfas has been named senior vp & chief employment counsel, Warner Bros. Entertainment, and will serve as lead employment counsel for all of Warner Bros.' businesses worldwide.

Based in Burbank, she will report to John Rogovin, Warner executive vp & general counsel, who announced her appointment on Wednesday.

"Ann brings invaluable expertise and experience in employment matters in the entertainment industry, and comes to us with a strong track record of leadership in her field," Rogovin said.

Prior to joining Warners, Calfas served as senior vp, employment litigation for Fox Entertainment Group, and before that was part of the Labor and Employment Law Department at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in Los Angeles.