Gail Berman, Lucy Fisher Tapped as Producers Guild of America Presidents

Variety | 6/9/2018 | Dave McNary
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The Producers Guild of America has elected industry veterans Gail Berman and Lucy Fisher as presidents for two-year terms.

The duo ran unopposed and were introduced during the PGA’s annual membership meeting on the Paramount Pictures Studios lot in Los Angeles on Saturday evening at the conclusion of the first day of the guild’s two-day Produced By conference.

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Berman and Fisher’s election marks the first time two women will serve as PGA presidents.

“Gail and Lucy have long since established themselves as leaders in our industry, steering their respective networks, studios and companies to great success in an era of unprecedented change,” said outgoing PGA presidents Gary Lucchesi and Lori McCreary. “They are a pair of brilliant and fearless producers who are devoted to the ideals of the PGA and the professional welfare of its members. We can’t wait to watch the guild thrive under their stewardship.”

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Lucchesi and McCreary served as co-presidents for the past four years. Their tenure was highlighted by the Producers Guild of America issuing its Anti-Sexual Harassment Guidelines to its 8,200 members in the wake of expelling Harvey Weinstein from its ranks.

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Berman has served on the PGA’s national board of directors as well as serving on the guild’s Producers Council Board of Delegates since 2016. Fisher has served on the Producers Council Board of Delegates since...
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