Former Universal Pictures executive vp Jon Gumpert has joined the Internationalmedia Group as vice chairman of Intermedia Film Equities USA, Inc.

In his new post, Gumpert will be in charge of supervising worldwide feature film operations, including the structuring and financing of film projects, while further areas of responsibility will be worldwide legal and business affairs.

A renowned professional in international film financing and acquistions, he handled split-rights deals at Universal for such films as the current US box office hit K-PAX, Twelve Monkeys, The Jackal, Primary Colors, Erin Brockovich, and Bridget Jones's Diary. In addition, Gumpert had been responsible for coordinating such international acquisitions Brotherhood Of The Wolf, The Musketeer and The Skulls.