began her film career as a literary agent with International Creative Management, following her early professional life as a teacher in Morocco and the Ivory Coast, then a job in communications at the Quebec Government House in New York.
She joined Warner Bros. Pictures as a production executive in 1991 and rose to the rank of senior vice president before leaving in 1999. Among the projects green lit under her supervision were Maverick, Conspiracy Theory, Fearless, City of Angels and Wolfgang Petersen's The Perfect Storm, on which she later served as consultant.
Taking time off to travel following her tenure at WB, she returned to the film business as Petersen's producing partner. Troy is the initial venture under that partnership.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.
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