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Emails leaked by the GOP revealed that of the 17 Sony execs making $1 million or more annually, only one is a woman.Exclusive: Aaron Sorkin Thinks Male Film Roles Have Bigger ‘Degree of Difficulty’ Than Female Ones|William Boot|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Once label execs heard “Hideaway,” they began circling it like hawks.The Making of Kiesza: From Navy Sharpshooter to Beauty Queen to Pop Diva|Marlow Stern|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In addition to the 12:30 Late Late Show spot, execs also offered Oliver the option of some sort of different, syndicated show.Late Night Adds Another White Dude: James Corden Replacing Craig Ferguson at ‘The Late Late Show’|Amy Zimmerman|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But, then again, maybe the music execs ought to turn on their TV set, and pay close attention.Five Lessons the Faltering Music Industry Could Learn From TV|Ted Gioia|August 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
MGM execs declined to speak on the record for this article, preferring to keep a low profile.Inside MGM’s Surprising Turnaround: ‘Robocop,’ ‘Bond,’ and ‘The Hobbit’|The Wrap|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ties and suits for the new Kodacell execs in the room, like surfers playing dress-up.
The other execs at Disney World were all amazingly petty, and always worse before the quarterly numbers came out.
None of them had a haircut that was worth a damn, not even the two women execs who co-ran Main Street.
The others in the room—other park execs, some of their licensing partners, a few advertisers—laughed too.
Suzanne noted that this bit of news turned both of the Disney execs a little green.