Chief Operating Officer, Paramount Pictures
Frederick Huntsberry was named Chief Operating Officer, Paramount Pictures in July 2006. He is responsible for worldwide strategic planning and operations for the studio including finance, IT, human resources, industrial relations, studio operations, parks and recreation, sourcing, community and government relations and the office of the general counsel.
Prior to Paramount, Huntsberry started his career in entertainment in 1997 at Universal Studios and later NBC Universal where he held various positions in Finance and Business Development, as well as President, NBC Universal Television Distribution where he was responsible for all U.S. first-run syndication and domestic and international television distribution sales activities. His last position was President, NBC Universal International, where he provided strategic direction for new business development growth opportunities, as well operational oversight for international TV distribution and global networks.
Before joining Universal, Huntsberry was with General Electric, where he worked for over 12 years. During this time, he held a range of finance and business development positions in a broad array of industries including medical systems, plastics, industrial systems, and information services, both in the US and in Europe. He is a graduate of GE's Financial Management program.
Huntsberry holds a Bachelor's Degree with a concentration in finance from Boston University.