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film company executive

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., New York City, 1967-1970; group controller, Elgin Industries, New York City, 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, Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., New York City, 1982-1984; executive vice president, Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., New York City, since 1985. Director Walter Reade, New York City, Burbank Studios.

Achievements

  • Certified Public Accountants, New Jersey.

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.

father:
Herbert Ross Kells

mother:
Rita Marie (Lewis) Kells

spouse:
Sharon Lynn Henchy

children:
Pamela A. Kells

Jeffrey P. Kells

Kristin L. Kells