Five years after he joinedWarner Bros as creative executive Dan Lin (pictured) has been appointed senior vicepresident of production at the studio.

Lin is currently inpost-production on Martin Scorsese's crime drama The Departed starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon and JackNicholson, and Oliver Hirschbiegel's The Visiting, which stars Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig.

He is in production on PaulFeig's Unaccompanied Minors andRoland Emmerich's 10,000 BC.

Lin joined the studio in1999 and climbed to vice president of production in 2002.

"Dan is a terrific member ofour team," said Warner Bros president of production Jeff Robinov. "He has greattaste and finds projects that have quality and audience appeal. Dan has strongrelationships and the ability to get results, which makes him a greatexecutive.'

Lin joined the studioshortly after graduating from Harvard Business School.