Gary Barber GARY BARBER
Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Gary Barber was named Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. in December 2010.

Mr. Barber founded the production, finance and distribution company Spyglass Entertainment with his business partner, Roger Birnbaum, in 1998, where they shared the title of Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Barber continues to serve as Co-Chairman of the Board of Spyglass.

Spyglass' slate of films have grossed over $5 billion in worldwide box office to date and have amassed over 34 Oscar® nominations, including four wins. Mr. Barber has produced numerous feature films and has run business entities in feature film production, foreign distribution, music and exhibition.

Spyglass has produced such films as "The Sixth Sense," "Bruce Almighty," "Memoirs of a Geisha," "27 Dresses," "Wanted," "Four Christmases," "Star Trek," "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra," "Invictus," "Leap Year," "Get Him To the Greek," "Dinner For Schmucks," "The Tourist," "The Dilemma," "No Strings Attached," "The Vow" and the "Footloose" remake.

From 1989 to 1997, Mr. Barber was with Morgan Creek and served as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to this, Mr. Barber served as President of Vestron International Group.

Mr. Barber received his undergraduate and post graduate degrees from the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa. Furthermore, he practiced as a Chartered Accountant and Certified Public Accountant in both South Africa and the USA with Price Waterhouse. He is a member of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.



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