March 2, 2005 |
The top administrator for the Screen Actors Guild is planning to leave his post in April to become a consultant after the ratification this week of a new three-year contract between actors and studios, union sources said. A. Robert Pisano, the union's chief executive and national executive director, has notified SAG President Melissa Gilbert and other officers of his plans.
August 9, 1993 |
Newly installed Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Chief Executive Frank G. Mancuso on Sunday named two trusted former Paramount colleagues to senior corporate posts at MGM, in the first of what is expected to be several key appointments by Mancuso. Michael S. Hope, former executive vice president at Paramount Communications Inc., and A. Robert Pisano, former general counsel at Paramount Pictures, have been appointed executive vice presidents at the Hollywood studio.
September 11, 2001 |
Veteran studio executive and lawyer A. Robert Pisano was hired late Monday night as the Screen Actors Guild's chief executive and national executive director of the industry's largest union representing actors. Pisano fills a void created when SAG's first choice, former Walt Disney Co. executive John F. Cooke, abruptly bailed out of the job in July, 10 days after accepting it. The vote by SAG directors was 80 to 20 to hire Pisano.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 31, 2004 |
The top executive of the Screen Actors Guild survived a dissident group's efforts to fire him Saturday, receiving a 58% vote of confidence from the union's board of directors. SAG Chief Executive A. Robert Pisano was supported by a faction led by President Melissa Gilbert.
September 23, 2005 |
The Motion Picture Assn. of America on Thursday tapped veteran studio executive and former Screen Actors Guild Chief Executive A. Robert Pisano to be second in command. As the MPAA's president and chief operating officer, Pisano will run day-to-day operations for the trade group representing Hollywood studios, reporting to Chairman Dan Glickman. Pisano will be based in the MPAA's Encino office, becoming the group's top point person in Los Angeles. "This is a big operation," Glickman said.
May 8, 1985
A. Robert Pisano, a partner in the Los Angeles law firm of O'Melveny & Myers, has been named executive vice president and general counsel for Paramount Pictures Corp., Los Angeles. He had served as the company's primary outside counsel for the last two years. Pisano succeeds Richard Zimbert, who last week was elevated to executive vice president reporting directly to Paramount Chairman and Chief Executive Frank Mancuso.