DreamWorks hires ex-Disney exec to be COO

|By:, SA News Editor

DreamWorks (NASDAQ:DWA) has hired senior ex-Disney exec and 30-year movie industry vet Mark Zoradi to be its COO. Current COO Ann Daly has been promoted to president, and CFO Lew Coleman has been given the title of vice chairman.

Most recently, Zoradi was the president of Disney's Motion Picture Group. His work at the media giant has included "responsibility for the international theatrical and home entertainment marketing and distribution of Disney, Touchstone, and Pixar films."

The announcement comes ahead of tomorrow's Q2 report.