Cheryl Boone Isaacs Elected The First African-American President Of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences
- Post 31 July 2013
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the group which awards the Oscars each year, has elected its first African-American president.
Cheryl Boone Isaacs was elected by the board of governors to lead the Academy on Tuesday night, The Hollywood Reporter said.
Boone Isaacs, a veteran marketing executive who currently heads CBI Enterprises, is only the third woman