(July 26, 2004 – Burbank, CA) – Courtenay Valenti has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Production, Warner Bros. Pictures. The announcement was made by Jeff Robinov, President, Production, Warner Bros. Pictures. Valenti joined Warner Bros. Pictures in 1989 as a creative executive and became Vice President, Production, in 1991, moving up to the post of Senior Vice President, Production in 1996. She has overseen the development and production of such Warner Bros. Pictures releases as “You’ve Got Mail,” “A Walk To Remember,” “The Iron Giant,” “Queen Of The Damned” and the upcoming films “A Very Long Engagement,” “Phantom Of The Opera,” “Duma,” “Class Action,” “Happy Feet” and “The Ant Bully.” “Courtenay is a tremendous executive and a great asset to our company,” said Robinov. “She’s got great taste in material and a gift for bringing out the best in filmmakers throughout the creative process. Her relationships and judgment have been invaluable to us and I’m happy to congratulate her on this well-earned new title.” Valenti began her career at Lehman Brothers in New York and segued into entertainment as an assistant to filmmaker Tony Bill.
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