Exclusive: Left/Right ups two execs

The Mob Wives and Generation X producer has promoted Anneka Jones (pictured) to executive VP of development and current production and Kevin Vargas to chief operating officer.
February 1, 2016

Mob Wives producer Left/Right Productions has promoted two long-time executives.

Anneka Jones (pictured, left), the company’s senior VP of development, is now executive VP of development and current production. She will continue to head up the Left/Right development slate.

Meanwhile, senior VP and head of production Kevin Vargas (right) will now lead production, business affairs, finance and strategy across all of the company’s productions as chief operating officer.

Both positions are newly created and both execs will continue to report to Left/Right co-presidents Ken Druckerman and Banks Tarver.

Left/Right’s latest project is the six-part limited series Generation X for National Geographic Channel. The New York-based producer’s other credits include The Circus for Showtime, Odd Mom Out for Bravo and RIDE With Norman Reedus for AMC.

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