Tom Sherak: Academy "not a Ma-and-Pa organization anymore"
Jul 31st, 2012
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The first time somebody asked Tom Sherak to be the president of something, it was his rabbi doing the asking - and the veteran film executive agreed to serve as president of his temple on one condition: "I'll do it, but I don't want a board." The rabbi turned him down - and years later, when Sherak was elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the board was also non-negotiable. ... (Source: Reuters) -
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