Byron Allen Entertainment Studios have appointed Reid Sullivan as CFO of its film division.
Sullivan was most recently CFO of CBS Films for 11 years, where he helped launch the startup division of CBS Corp. In his new role at Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures, he will be based at the head office in Los Angeles.
“Reid’s extensive accounting and financial background makes him the ideal executive team leader as we continue to aggressively pursue the production and acquisitions of quality content for our theatrical and digital distribution units,” said Allen, president and chief executive of Entertainment Studios, Thursday in a statement. .
Over the past year, CBS Films has pivoted with CBS Entertainment Group to create content for CBS streaming platforms as part of CBS’s merger with Viacom and its Paramount Pictures division, resulting in an exodus of employees. and senior executives.
Sullivan will oversee all accounting and finance for Allen’s theatrical and digital film distribution divisions, Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures and Entertainment Studios Digital Media, and will report directly to Allen. He started his career at Arthur Andersen & Company, then served as CFO for Sony’s Columbia Pictures, before becoming Executive Vice President and CFO of Village Roadshow Pictures Entertainment.
“I am delighted to join the Byron Allen team in creating additional growth and opportunities for the cinema and digital cinema divisions,” Sullivan said in his own statement.