Dawn Taubin has stepped down as president of domestic marketing at Warner Bros Pictures in the wake of restructuring following the formation of the Warner Bros Pictures Group.

'My professional relationship with Dawn has been one of the most satisfying in my 35 years in the entertainment industry, the studio's president and COO Alan Horn said.

'She is phenomenally smart, classy, and has always been a consummate professional. I wish her all the best as she continues her career, and I will miss her.'

'Dawn is not only a great marketing executive who has been a significant contributor to the success of Warner Bros Pictures throughout her years with the division, but a terrific person as well,' chairman and CEO Barry Meyer said.

'While we had hoped that she would stay with the studio in a non-theatrical senior marketing post that we offered her, we honour her decision to leave. All of us at Warner Bros wish her well.'

'I am very fortunate to have spent almost 20 years at Warner Bros and to end my time here with our most successful year ever,' Taubin said

'I am grateful to my team at Warner Bros for their hard work and loyalty for so many years and to Barry and Alan for the wonderful opportunity they gave me and for their support and friendship.'