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Peter Charles Kells

Peter Charles Kells, American film company executive. Certified Public Accountants, New Jersey. Served with United States Army, 1956-1962; Member Academy Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Clubs: Citicorp Center, University (New York City). Lodges: Knights of Columbus.

Background

  • Kells, Peter Charles was born on October 26, 1938 in New York City. Son of Herbert Ross and Rita Marie (Lewis) Kells.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1962.

    Career

    • Supervisor Peat Marwick Mitchell, New York City, 1962-1967. Assistant controller Revlon, Inc., 1967-1970. Group controller Elgin Industries, 1970-1972.

      Executive vice president Hudson Pharmaceutical Company, West Caldwell, New Jersey, 1972-1978. Senior vice president finance Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., Burbank, California, 1978-1982, senior vice president, chief finance officer New York City, 1982-1984, executive vice president, since 1985. Director Walter Reade, New York City, Burbank Studios.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountants, New Jersey.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Served with United States Army, 1956-1962. Member Academy Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Clubs: Citicorp Center, University (New York City). Lodges: Knights of Columbus.

    Connections

    • Married Sharon Lynn Henchy, January 19, 1963. Children– Pamela A., Jeffrey P., Kristin L.
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    Born October 26, 1938
    • 1962
      Fairleigh Dickinson University
    • 1962 - 1967
      Supervisor Peat Marwick Mitchell
    • 1967 - 1970
      assistant, controller Revlon
    • 1970 - 1972
      group controller, Elgin Industries
    • 1972 - 1978
      executive, vice president Hudson Pharmaceutical Company
      New Jersey, United States
    • 1978 - 1982
      senior, vice president finance Columbia Pictures Industries
      Burbank, California, United States
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