There has been news about chief marketing officer for the domestic division at 20th Century Fox Film, Oren Aviv leaving the company. Therefore, Paul Hanneman and Tomas Jegeus the earlier have been promoted to co-presidents of worldwide marketing and distribution at 20th Century Fox Film.
The international and North American marketing and distribution teams are all set to team up, who since 2005 have served as co-presidents of 20th The Century Fox International. Fox international has been ranked there times in the past 4 years as ia all set to cross the 2 million dollar for the 5 consecutive year.
20th Century Fox Film chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos, to whom Jegeus and Hanneman will reported said, “Paul and Tomas have proven success in the global arena, having run the industry’s most successful international operations, and coupled with our excellent domestic team, they will reshape our worldwide marketing and distribution strategies for the future.” “We want to thank Oren for his contributions to the studio over the past three years. He is a class act, who contributed greatly to the studio’s success while here, including his work on such films as Prometheus and Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes. We look forward to working with him in different capacities down the road.” said Gianopulos.
Hanneman and Jegeus said, “We are so thrilled to have the opportunity to work more closely with the terrific domestic marketing team.” “Tony Sella [chief creative officer] is one of the most talented creative marketers in our industry and we are fortunate to have his exceptional mind onboard to help realise our vision for the future. Chris Aronson [president of domestic distribution] has done such a stellar job overseeing domestic distribution, and with many of our exhibition partners expanding globally, he will continue be an enormous asset going forward.”
No doubt they are extremely talented and experienced. However, we can just hope that the Fox entertainment key has gone to the right hands.