Panavision Board Appoints New President and CEO

Panavision Board Appoints New President and CEO


Woodland Hills, CA—Panavision’s board of directors appointed Kimberly Snyder as a board member, president and chief executive officer of the company.


“Kim is a well-known leader in the entertainment industry, and we are thrilled that she is joining Panavision,” said Joe Matza, member of the Panavision board. “Kim has a track record that demonstrates her remarkable talent and leadership skills, and I look forward to working with her as Panavision expands its global business and while continuing the customer-driven track record of innovation for which the company is famous.”


Prior to joining Panavision, Snyder served as the president and general manager of Kodak’s Entertainment Imaging division, responsible for all aspects of Kodak’s business with the motion picture and television industry.


“Panavision is an industry leader, passionately committed to excellence in customer service and innovation,” said Snyder. “I’m honored to join the Panavision team and look forward to leading the company as we strive to serve the needs of cinematographers, production companies and studios around the world in new and exciting ways.”


Founded in 1954, Panavision Inc. is a designer and manufacturer of high-precision camera systems, including both film and digital cameras, and lenses and accessories for the motion picture and television industries. Panavision systems are rented through its domestic and internationally owned and operated facilities and distributor network. Panavision also supplies lighting, grip and crane equipment for use by motion picture and television productions.