Twentieth Century Fox Film has named Dan Berger as executive vice president, corporate communications, the studio announced on Thursday.
In his new role, Berger will serve as chief corporate spokesperson, while leading the company’s global corporate communications efforts and its communications team. He will begin on Monday, Jan. 9.
Twentieth Century Fox Film Chairman and CEO Stacey Snider announced the appointment on Thursday.
“Dan is a well-respected communications executive, who brings to the table a wealth of knowledge and proven strategic capabilities. I am happy to welcome him back into the Fox family at this very exciting time for our company,” Snider said in a statement.
Berger previously served as head of corporate communications at DreamWorks Animation, a post he held since July 2015. During his tenure, he oversaw internal and external communications during the company’s sale to NBCUniversal last April.
Prior to DreamWorks, Berger served for nine years as SVP of communications at 21st Century Fox. From 2009 to 2013, he was VP of communications for News Corporation – 21st Century Fox’s corporate predecessor. He had previously served as VP of corporate communications for Fox Interactive Media.
From 2002 to 2006, he served in a number of communications roles at Yahoo!, and previously spent time at several New York-based public relations firms, including Edelman Worldwide and GCI Group.