Paramount Pictures has named Randall Baumberger president of the Studio Group.

Baumberger will report to Paramount COO Frederick Huntsberry and takes charge of the day-to-day management of Paramount's Studio Group, which includes environmental health and safety, facilities and plant operations, studio group finance, studio group legal, studio operations and technical services.

Baumberger arrives from the Colorado-based consumer electronics retail chain Ultimate Electronics, where he most recently served as president and COO.

Prior to Ultimate Electronics, Baumberger served as president of of Game Crazy, a national retail chain and division of Hollywood Entertainment that specialises in video game consoles and software.