The Hollywood Reporter -- Michael Lynton has renewed his contract as CEO of Sony Entertainment, Inc., the company announced Tuesday. The length of the deal was not revealed.
Lynton joined Sony in 2004 and has run the film studio with co-chairman Amy Pascal. In 2012, he was named chief executive of Sony Entertainment, adding oversight of the company's global entertainment business, including music.
"Michael's steady leadership and strong vision for the digital future will help keep Sony's entertainment businesses stable and reliable contributors to Sony's growth," Sony Corp. CEO Kazuo Hirai said in a statement. "I look forward to working closely with Michael in ensuring that music and pictures remain integral parts of our global strategy. We're thrilled he will continue at the helm for years to come."
Lynton said in a statement: "I am grateful to work with some of the finest minds in the entertainment business, starting with my partner at Sony Pictures, Amy Pascal, as well as Doug Morris at Sony Music and Marty Bandier at Sony/ATV. They are the best in their fields, and together we will strive to bring the very best films, music and television shows to our growing, global audiences.
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