Petry Promoted in Administration at NBCU

Apr 11, 2006  •  Post A Comment

Jerry Petry has been named executive VP of administration for NBC Universal Television Group’s West Coast operations. The announcement was made Monday by Marc Graboff, president of the division, to whom Mr. Petry will report.

Mr. Petry most recently was executive VP of business operations and sales strategy for the company. In his new position he will work with Mr. Graboff in day-to-day operations and administration. In addition, he will continue to work on special projects that cross all the divisions of the unit and will manage the product development group.

Mr. Petry joined NBC in 1976 and spent his first 12 years in various finance and business affairs posts at the network and KNBC-TV in Los Angeles. In 1988, he joined NBC Productions as a director of production finance. He rose his way the ranks before being named executive VP of NBC Enterprises in 1997.