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Roger Mayer, Advocate of Film Preservation, Dies at 89

  15.03.25 5:13pm

He started in the film industry in 1952 as a lawyer with Columbia Pictures, where he later became a general studio executive. In 1961, he joined MGM as assistant general manager of the studio. In his 25 years with MGM, he held a number of executive positions; eventually, he became senior VP of administration and president of MGM Laboratories Inc.

Read more about him here: http://variety.com/2015/film/news/roger-mayer-dead-film-preservation-1201459995/