Universal has promoted Erik Baiers to Executive Vice President of Production. He was previously a senior VP of production for the studio. Baiers has worked with the studio for ten years, and has helped change the face of modern comedies made at Universal. He was involved with a number of Judd Apatow produced comedies including Knocked Up, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Bridesmaids, and the upcoming Amy Schumer comedy Trainwreck. He was also involved with the 2014 hit comedy Neighbors starring Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne.
In regards to Baiers being promoted, co-president of production Peter Cramer remarked,
This is a well-deserved promotion for Erik, who has helped steer a lot of successful films for us in the past few years, including some of our biggest comedies.”
Lou Chase | Staff Writer