The executive arrives as evp of business and legal affairs, OddLot Entertainment co-presidents Bill Lischak and Michael Nathanson announced on December 8.

Monroe has held key positions in business and legal affairs at Focus Features/FilmDistrict, Overture/Relativity and The Walt Disney Motion Picture Group.  

He began his career as an associate at Latham & Watkins and spent two years in the entertainment department at Greenberg, Glusker, Fields, Claman & Machtinger.

“With a stellar reputation, Kevin has just the right experience for us,” said OddLot CEO Gigi Pritzker. “We are looking forward to Kevin being a very important part of our senior management team.”

“I am thrilled at the opportunity to be working with such a dynamic team of industry leaders who have proven their commitment to quality and innovation,” said Monroe.

“I look forward to our creating wonderful and meaningful film, television and other content together.”

OddLot’s Jon Stewart directorial debut Rosewater is in release through Open Road and the pipeline includes Lionsgate co-production Mortdecai starring Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor, Paul Bettany and Olivia Munn that will open on January 23.