Marvel Studios has got a Chief Operating Officer to run the slew of comic book movies that are currently in productions. The former Executive Vice President of Business Affairs and Operations, Tim Connors has been given the new role, and will be overseeing the business transactions for the following films: Iron Man 2 on May 7, 2010, Thor on July 16, 2010, The First Avenger: Captain America on May 6, 2011, The Avengers in July 15, 2011 and Ant Man. Basically, he has a lot of control over a LOT of films people are looking forward to. Hope that works out!
The announcement was made today by David Maisel, Chairman of Marvel Studios, and Kevin Feige, President of Marvel Studios.
“Tim’s strong business acumen coupled with his knowledge of Marvel’s intellectual properties and policies have been of enormous benefit to us during the studio’s formation and first two releases,” said Feige. “We are pleased Tim is taking on a more significant business role, especially as others on the team and I focus on the ever-growing creative demands and opportunities as we bring our characters to the big screen.”
Connors stated: “Marvel has one of the most promising businesses in the entertainment sector, and I am thrilled to work with David and Kevin and the rest of the executive management team in this new role. We have an exciting time ahead, and I look forward to contributing in a meaningful way.”