Tom Sherak

President-elect, AMPAS


Newly elected president of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, and a consultant to Marvel Studios; former chairman of Fox's domestic film group and a 17-year veteran of the studio when he left to become a partner in Joe Roth's Revolution Studios

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