NYTimes – Christopher Dodd to Step Down as Top Lobbyist for Movie Industry

He will be succeeded by former Assistant Secretary of State and Ambassador to France Charles Rivkin.

April 28, 2017

‘In announcing the change on Friday, the chiefs of Hollywood’s six major studios lavished praise on Mr. Dodd, 72, who took over the movie organization after serving as a Democratic senator from Connecticut for three decades.

“He helped create a fully integrated, global online antipiracy operation,” Stacey Snider, chief executive of 20th Century Fox, said in a statement. Mr. Dodd was also credited with helping to gain distribution for Hollywood movies in China.’

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