Miramax Films has hired Ross Landsbaum as executive vice president of finance and operations and chief financial officer. He will oversee the company's finance, accounting, reporting, information systems, facilities and human resources as well as working on new financial arrangements for film projects.

He will report directly to co-chairman Bob and Harvey Weinstein. Landsbaum was previously a finance and operations consultant to a diversified group of media and technology companies.

Prior to that he spent six years at Spelling Entertainment Group, most recently as senior vice president, chief financial officer.