Former Sony digital exec Robert Osher has rejoined Miramax as its Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel. He will oversee the company’s new task force focusing on growing its strategy in film, TV, and mergers & acquisitions.

During his seven years as President of Sony Pictures Digital Productions, SPA produced such theatrical pics as Hotel Transylvania and its sequel, The Smurfs films and the Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs films.

Osher previously COO of the Columbia Pictures Motion Picture Group and Co-President of Production for Miramax. During his tenure at Miramax, he was co-head of the creative production department and ran the TV, legal, business affairs and physical production divisions. Since leaving Sony, Osher has been consulting for private-equity firms, international consulting firms and media companies.

“We are so happy to have Bob be a part of the new Miramax as someone who not only has tremendous understanding of the future of content and platforms, distributions, operations [but] a familiarity with the extensive and prestigious library of the Miramax brand,” Miramax CEO Bill Block said.

Said Osher: “I am really excited to be part of Miramax’s new vision under CEO Bill Block and beIN Media. The vast Miramax library has so much potential, and I am looking forward to working with the team to take it to the next level,” said Robert Osher, COO and General Counsel.