The executive will start work as evp of global communications for Universal Filmed Entertainment on August 17 and replaces outgoing Kori Bernards, who is leaving after seven years.

Teri Everett

Everett most recently served as evp of corporate communications for Time Inc in New York. She will relocate with her family to Los Angeles.

“We are so pleased that Teri is joining the team,” said Universal Pictures chairman Donna Langley.

“As her track record shows, she is a leading communicator in our industry who will be an important advisor to our entire team and play a strong role in helping us achieve and communicate our business goals.”

Prior to Time Inc, Everett held various communications positions at Fox Entertainment Group in Los Angeles and later oversaw global communications for parent company, News Corporation.