Jerry Giaquinta has been promoted to executive vice president, corporate communications, for Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE). He will continue to report to SPE co-president Yuki Nozoe.

Giaquinta joined SPE in 1998 as senior vice president, corporate communications, after a four year stint in Silicon Valley as vice president of corporate marketing for Silicon Graphics and vice president of corporate communications for Tandem Computers.

As executive vice president, he is responsible for directing all aspects of SPE's corporate communications efforts including media relations, corporate marketing communications, community affairs, internal and external communications and coordination with Sony Corp Of America and Sony Corp in Tokyo.