Amy Pascal "was named Co-Chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment in September 2006 and has served as Chairman of the Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group since December, 2003...
"Ms. Pascal joined Columbia Pictures in 1988, leaving the studio in 1994 to help build Turner Pictures as president of Production. During her first years at Columbia, she oversaw such memorable motion pictures as Groundhog Day, Little Women, Awakenings, and A League of Their Own. She rejoined Columbia Pictures in 1996 as president of the studio under John Calley. She became chairman of the studio's motion picture group in 2003.
"Earlier in her career, Ms. Pascal was Vice President of Production at 20th Century Fox in 1986-1987. Before joining Fox, Ms. Pascal began her career as a secretary working for legendary BBC producer Tony Garnett at Kestral Films, an independent production company affiliated with Warner Bros.
"In addition to her creative achievements in filmed entertainment, Ms. Pascal serves on the AFI Board of Trustees as well as the Executive Board of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. She also has served on the Board of Directors at the Rand Corporation. She graduated from UCLA with a degree in International Relations in 1981."