Hulu CFO Paul Jumps to Amazon Studios

Longtime Hulu CFO Elaine Paul is reportedly moving over to Amazon Studios, where’s she’ll work the same role.

As originally reported in The Information (opens in new tab), Paul is leaving Hulu as Disney—the former employer she left Hulu for back in 2103—takes full control over Hulu.

Paul becomes the first C-level Hulu executive to depart the streaming service amid this transition.

Paul worked at Disney for more than 20 years in key strategy and business development roles. She notably helped lead Disney’s initial investments in Hulu.

According to The Information, Paul has already started at Amazon Studios. She’ll report to studio chief Jennifer Salke.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Doug Hott, who previously led Amazon Studios’ financial decision-making, has left the company. 

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