CULVER CITY, Calif., December 14, 2011 – John Naveira, a 21-year veteran of Sony Pictures Entertainment, has been promoted to executive vice president, Post Production at the studio, it was announced today by Gary Martin, president of Production Administration. In his new role, Naveira will oversee a staff of ten as they implement all aspects of post production, from budgeting to digital delivery/answer print, on all titles at the studio. He will assume the position vacated by James Honore, who retires this month after 26 years working at the studio. Naveira joined the studio in 1990 as a post-production supervisor and rose through the ranks, to director, executive director, and, most recently, vice president of post production, a role to which he was named in 2009. He has personally supervised over 80 films, including the Spider-Man franchise, Jerry Maguire, Battle: Los Angeles, Bad Teacher, and Moneyball. He is currently overseeing The Amazing Spider-Man and Here Comes the Boom as well as overseeing the work of his team as he heads the department.