October 4, 2007
From Holland to Hollywood:
Sony CEO Michael Lynton on his Jewish journey
(Page 2 - Previous Page)Lynton, whose focus is on running the business while the creative leadership lies with Sony Picture Co-Chairman Amy Pascal, has quieted his critics. Sony Pictures has produced a string of successful movies, including "Casino Royale" and "Spider-Man 3," and last quarter profits were $26 million after losing $8.7 million a year before, thanks in part to cheaper film marketing and stronger home sales. Last month, Variety named Lynton and Pascal the Showmen of the Year.
"He brings such a breadth of experience with him, from his work in the publishing and technology fields to his global perspective, which is really helpful as our business expands around the world," Pascal said. "He's a real mensch and a good friend."
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