Bedi A. Singh

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Bedi A. Singh "is the President of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM). Named to the post in May 2008, Mr. Singh brings an impressive wealth of worldwide entertainment industry and financial management experience to MGM's top financial post.

"In this newly created position, Mr. Singh is responsible for MGM's overall financial activities including oversight of the studio's relationship with the banking and finance community as well as overseeing MGM's strategic financial planning and human resources departments and information systems functions.

"Mr. Singh comes to the post from Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc. where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since April 2006.

"Prior to joining Gemstar, Mr. Singh served as Chief Finance and Administration Officer for pharmaceutical company Novartis Pharma A.G., based in Basel, Switzerland. From 1999 to 2003, Mr. Singh was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sony Pictures Entertainment in Los Angeles, a division of Sony Corporation. Before joining Sony Pictures Entertainment, Mr. Singh spent nine years at News Corp., serving in senior financial roles, including Financial Controller at News International plc, based in London; Senior Vice President Office of the Chairman; and Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President Strategic Planning at Fox Filmed Entertainment, based in Los Angeles.

"Mr. Singh began his finance career with Arthur Andersen & Co. in London in 1980. He spent 11 years with the global accounting and consulting firm, working in London as senior audit manager, and also in Andersen's Lagos, Nigeria, office on major consulting and accounting assignments. A graduate of the Program for Management Development at the Harvard Business School in 1994, Mr. Singh earned a Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1980. Mr. Singh is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales." [1]

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  1. Bedi A. Singh, MGM, accessed November 17, 2010.