Jim Gianopulos Leaving Paramount As Chairman & CEO, Brian Robbins Expected To Take Over

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Jim Gianopulos Leaving Paramount As Chairman & CEO, Brian Robbins Expected To Take Over
Jim Gianopulos is leaving Paramount as Chairman and CEO, Deadline has confirmed. A report in the Wall Street Journal said Brian Robbins, the head of ViacomCBS Inc.’s Nickelodeon kids TV empire, will take over Gianopulos’ position as the head of Paramount Pictures. His appointment is imminent. Robbins, who goes from the star of Head of the Class to head of Paramount, is a bright and progressive executive who will likely lead Paramount to greater emphasis on product for its streaming service.

Gianopulos, 69, took the reigns of Paramount in March 2017 after a long run at Fox where he oversaw 20th Century Fox, Fox Searchlight, Fox 2000, Fox Animation/Blue Sky Studios, Fox International Productions and Fox Home Entertainment. During his time at Fox, he oversaw the release of James Cameron’s multi-Oscar winning Titanic and Avatar which combined made over $5 billion WW. Gianopulos arrived at Paramount after the 11-year tenure of Brad Grey and Rob Moore,
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