Jon Gordon Named named President of Production, Universal Pictures
Posted on September 2, 2005Veteran production executive Jon Gordon has been named President of Production, Universal Pictures, joining recently named President of Production Donna Langley. The two executives will work in tandem, overseeing the development and production of the studios motion pictures. Langley and Gordon will both report directly to Stacey Snider, Chairman Universal Pictures. Gordon, who is currently Co-President of Production at Miramax Films, will start with Universal in October. Gordon joined Miramax as an intern in 1990 and two years later began working as assistant to Co-Chairman Harvey Weinstein. In 1995 he was named Director of Production. From there Gordon rose steadily through the production executive ranks, serving as Senior Vice President, Executive Vice President and finally Co-President, Production, working alongside Meryl Poster. President of Production, Donna Langley was promoted from her position as Executive Vice President, Production Universal Pictures in April 2005.