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MPAA extends Chairman Chris Dodd's contract through 2018

MPAA extends Chairman Chris Dodd's contract through 2018

Hollywood's chief lobbyist will have at least another three years on the job. The Motion Picture Assn. of America has extended the contract of Chairman Chris Dodd through 2018. "He has been an impactful leader and a vigorous champion for the industry," the heads of the major studios said in a statement. "We are confident he will continue to effectively help steer our interests through a challenging media and policy landscape and represent our member companies around the globe.” The MPAA did not disclose terms of Dodd's contract. A former U.S. senator from Connecticut, Dodd was tapped four years ago to run the trade group in an effort to restore the...

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