Sullivan joined CBS from First Look Studios, where he served as CFO. He oversaw finance operations for the independent studio, as well as its subsidiary, First Look Home Entertainment, and the company’s key operating divisions in television, film and branded content.
Prior to joining First Look Studios, Sullivan was CFO for Village Roadshow Pictures Entertainment, where he developed a credit line of $1.4 billion to co-finance films with major studios. During his six-year tenure, Village produced over 40 films including “The Matrix Reloaded,” “Ocean's Eleven,” “Ocean's Twelve,” “Miss Congeniality,” and “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.”
Before joining Village, Sullivan spent eight years with Sony Pictures Entertainment, serving as vice president and controller for Columbia TriStar Film Distributors International. In addition he was the director of financial operations for Columbia Pictures. He started his career in 1985 with the accounting firm Arthur Andersen & Co.
Sullivan is a Certified Public Accountant and a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.