Jon Gordon (pictured) will join Donna Langley as president ofproduction at Universal Pictures.
The two executives will work side-by-side overseeing developmentand production of the slate, and both will report to studio chairman StaceySnider.
Gordon will assume his new post in October once he completesduties as Miramax co-president of production.
"By maintaining our production group's cohesion and momentumover the past few months, Donna has demonstrated her trademark sophisticationand leadership," Snider said.
"She has helped supervise our current projects and has assembledan upcoming line-up that is among our most distinguished and diversified ever.
"We welcome Jon to Universal to build with Donna the kind ofdynamic partnership that will give our slate even greater dimension andstability. Jon brings with him great energy, taste and experience."
Gordon joined Miramax as an intern in 1990 and two years laterbegan working as assistant to Harvey Weinstein. He was named director ofproduction in 1995 and rose steadily through the ranks to his current post.
His credits include Flirting With Disaster, Dogma, Good WillHunting, Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind, and the upcoming The Brothers Grimm and Derailed.
"I am really looking forward to working with Jon," Langley said."His experience and creativity will make him a wonderful partner. Havinganother seasoned executive on board will allow us to move forward with ourplans to expand Universal's production slate."
"My 15 years at Miramax was a thrilling journey and I am eternallygrateful to Harvey and Bob as well as to the diverse and talented filmmakerswith whom I had the good fortune to work," Gordon added.
"I have enormous respect for Stacey and I look forward to a greatpartnership with Donna. I am extremely excited about the challenges andopportunities that lie ahead."
Universal'supcoming releases include Spike Lee's heist thriller Inside Man starring Denzel Washington, Clive Owenand Jodie Foster; Paul Weitz's satire American Dreamz; and Michael Mann's Miami Vice starring Jamie Foxx and Colin Farrell.