Tom “Tommy” McCarthy, executive vice president of the post-production facility, said: Sony Pictures Entertainment over thirty years later. Jon Hookstratten, EVP of Administration & Operations, confirmed the news in a memo, adding that Kimberly Jimenez had been promoted to Senior Vice President of Post Production Services. .
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Today, we are announcing the retirement of Tom “Tommy” McCarthy, Executive Vice President of Post Production Facilities at Sony Pictures Entertainment. As many of you already know, Tommy is a legend in our industry. During his illustrious 32-year career with SPE, he led the studio’s sound editing and mixing departments, building his SPE reputation as the destination for his post production services and creative talent. I have created an environment where
Tommy was the sound editor for classic TV shows such as How the West was Won, CHIPS and Logan’s Run. In 1992, he won the Academy Award for Sound Editing for Bram Stoker’s Dracula. He has also won a British Academy Film Award (BAFTA) for Out of Africa and for the television movie Dole He Maker he has won the MPSE Golden His Reel Award.
Tommy’s contributions to SPE, his impact on the industry, and the people who have had the good fortune to work with him are immeasurable. He and his team have created a culture that reflects the absolute best in business. To this end, we are pleased to announce the promotion of Kimberly Jimenez to Senior Vice President of Post Production Services. Kimberly is a veteran with her 30 years of experience in the post-sound industry. She joined Sony in 2018 and has a lot of experience leading her team in post her sound such as NBC Universal, Soundlux and Todd-AO. was promoted to her vice president.
We look forward to seeing Kimberly’s continued leadership and commitment to our best-in-class post-production team and facility.
Tommy and Kimberly begin the transition to ensure the employee and client experience remains seamless. We thank our friend Tommy for his years of dedication and innovation and congratulate Kimberly on his new appointment.