Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins Leaves for Sony TV and Will Be Replaced by Fox COO Randy Freer

It's a surprise ending to the streaming service's biggest year yet

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In an unexpected end to Hulu’s biggest year to date, the streaming service is losing its CEO. Mike Hopkins, who has led the company since 2013, is leaving Hulu and joining Sony as chairman of Sony Pictures Television. Replacing Hopkins as Hulu CEO is Randy Freer, who had been Fox Networks Group president and COO since 2013.

Freer, who serves on the Hulu Board, will begin his new role on Monday.

Hopkins will start at Sony late next month and will oversee all global TV production, distribution and marketing for the studio.



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