‘DAYS” Lisa de Cazotte OUT! Albert Alarr Upped to Co-Executive Producer

Howard Wise/JPI Studios
Howard Wise/JPI Studios
Howard Wise/JPI Studios

Hot on the heels of news that NBC’s “” has put out a casting call for the contract role of Finn, a new doctor set to work alongside Dr. Daniel Jonas () when he hits Salem later this year, comes word that the daytime drama series has made a shift in ranks behind the scenes. is out as co-executive producer, a role she took on in October 2011, with veteran “DAYS” director/producer set to replace her.

Alaar, whose credits include directing for “,” “,” and “,” joined the “DAYS” directing team in 2003. He became a producer on the series in 2011. Alaar will work closely alongside , co-executive producer, and , executive producer.

In related news, has been upped to producer on the series.

The moves follow the hiring of and as the soap’s new head writers. Their material is set to begin airing sometime this summer.

Soap Opera Digest first reported the news.