Hollywood Has a Favorite for Warner Bros After Kevin Tsujihara’s Exit – Stacey Snider

When WarnerMedia dropped the shocking news on Monday that Chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara would be stepping down, one name was on everyone’s lips: Stacey Snider.

The timing is almost uncanny. Snider, a well-liked and respected executive, has run Universal Pictures, DreamWorks and is currently Chairman and CEO at 20th Century Fox. Plus, she is about to be out of a job when the merger with Disney is completed this week.

Multiple insiders told TheWrap that Snider is the most obvious candidate outside of Warner Bros to take over the leadership position. In October, it was reported she would not join Disney. And she’s a female executive in the age of #MeToo.

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“[Stacey] makes complete sense. It’s just obvious. It’s too perfect,” said one veteran industry executive, echoing the sentiments of others.

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