Richard Nanula has taken a leave of absence from private investment firm Colony Capital for "personal reasons," according to a spokeswoman for the company. Nanula, the former CFO of Disney, is a principal at Colony.
“Richard Nanula has taken a leave of absence from Colony and Miramax for personal reasons," the spokeswoman said, adding that it had nothing to do with Colony or Mirmax.
The Santa Monica-based firm, which owns hotel chain Raffles International and French soccer team Paris Saint-Germain, acquired Mirmax in 2010 from Qatar Investment Authority.
Nanula's departure comes shortly after photos of a man having sex with a pornstar surfaced on TheDirty.com (picture to the left). The site identified the man as Nanula. The Colony spokeswoman declined to comment on the photos.
After working at companies such as Amgen Inc, Broadband Sports and Disney, Nanula joined Colony in 2008.