The ten-year veteran at the studio has been promoted to evp of production.

Erik Baiers

Baiers currently serves as svp of production and continues to report to co-presidents of production Peter Cramer and Jeffrey Kirschenbaum.

The executive’s track record includes Knocked Up, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Bridesmaids, Neighbors and Judd Apatow’s upcoming Trainwreck starring Amy Schumer

Prior to Universal, Baiers worked for MGM. He began his career with Universal production partner Imagine Entertainment.

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