Weinstein Co. Names Negeen Yazdi as VP, Acquisitions and Co-Productions

She will be responsible for generating new projects and continuing existing creative partnerships.

The Weinstein Co. has named Negeen Yazdi vp of acquisitions and co-productions. She will be based an London, where she will report to Peter Lawson, executive vp acquisitions and co-productions.

Yazdi will be responsible for generating new projects, cultivating existing creative partnerships with talent and filmmakers and overseeing the day-to-day operation of the London office.

Yazdi most recently spent three years at Universal Pictures International, where she was director, worldwide acquisitions. Prior to UPI, she worked in the literary division at Independent Talent Group (formerly known as ICM).

Her appointment was announced Tuesday by TWC COO David Glasser.