Dan Scharf, Vice President and Global Head of Business Affairs at Amazon Studios, will oversee production, studio operations, casting and studio music. Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios, made an internal announcement on Wednesday.
This change will take effect immediately. Scharf will continue to report to Salke. He is responsible for the realm under Albert Cheng, who previously held his role as Amazon Studios COO. Cheng was recently promoted to Vice President of Prime Video US.
Since joining Amazon Studios in 2013, Scharf has led negotiations for Amazon Studios’ largest deal. Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, the boys, Coming 2 America, When of Lord of the rings: Ring of power.
Scharf also signed important talents such as Jonathan Nolan, Lisa Joy, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Donald Glover and Michael B. Jordan. Over the past few years, Scharf has built the Global Business Affairs team, helped plan and drive Amazon Studios’ international expansion, and continues to contribute to Amazon’s Global Media and Entertainment (GME) synergy efforts. .