Judith A Jecmen has beenpromoted to senior vice president of legal finance at MGM.

'Judith is an integralmember of the business affairs team," MGM's executive vice president ofbusiness affairs Jonathan Bader, to whom Jecmen will report, said in astatement.

'She is incrediblyversatile. She has the unique ability to handle the most complicated financingtransactions, as well as an array of our other production and developmentdeals.'

Jecmen joined the company in2001 as director of business affairs and was promoted a year later to vicepresident of legal finance.

She previously served asvice president of business affairs for DeLaurentiis Entertainment and CinetelFilms, and served as an attorney for Warner Bros International, among otherpositions.