Magazine article Screen International

Tomas Jegeus to Head Fox International Productions

Magazine article Screen International

Tomas Jegeus to Head Fox International Productions

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Jegeus will assume the role on September 1 and reports to Twentieth Century Fox co-chairman Stacey Snider.

Paul Hanneman will assume sole presidency of Fox's worldwide theatrical marketing and distribution operation.

Jegeus and Hanneman have overseen the international marketing and distribution teams since October 2005 before both were promoted to run worldwide marketing and distribution in 2013.

Fox International Productions (FIP) launched in 2008 and in that time has aligned the studio's international territory productions under one banner and generated more than $900m worldwide from productions and acquisitions.

"Tomas, along with Paul Hanneman, has played a key leadership role in our preeminent international marketing and distribution operation for decades and we are thrilled that Tomas will bring his enormous talent and skill set to lead FIP to even greater success in the future," said chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos.

"I am so impressed with Tomas' combined creative instincts and keen sense of how films will appeal to local cultures, audiences and the international marketplace and I'm so gratified that the company will continue to benefit from his expertise," said Snider. …

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