(March 10, 2008 – London) – Marc Gareton has been promoted to Executive Vice President, International, Warner Bros. Digital Distribution it was announced today by Thomas Gewecke, President, Warner Bros. Digital Distribution, to whom Marc directly reports. As Executive Vice President, International, Gareton will continue his oversight of the studio’s digital strategy, partnerships in digital services and emerging business activities outside of the US. “I am very fortunate to have Marc on my team,” Gewecke said. “He has a tremendous amount of experience in the international arena and his knowledge of the business is unparalleled.” Prior to this promotion, Gareton served as Senior Vice President, International, Warner Bros. Digital Distribution, and prior to that, he was Senior Vice President, Business Decision Support for Warner Home Video. “I am honored to accept this promotion,” said Gareton. “This has been a very fast paced year for Warner Bros. Digital Distribution International and we are fortunate to work with some of the best partners in the world in mobile, internet, IPTV, cable and satellite. I am also grateful for the support I have received from my team around the world, it’s a privilege to lead such a talented group of executives.” Gareton previously managed Warner Home Video's Global Business Transformation project where he led a massive change initiative affecting the business model, structure and processes of the division. He joined Warner Home Video in 1995 in a senior marketing role in France before being promoted to Managing Director, Australia and New Zealand and then to Senior Vice President Canada, Latin America and Australia/New Zealand. Prior to joining Warner Home Video, he held management positions with Group Moulinex-Krups and holds an MBA from Reims Management School in France and attended the “Leading Change and Organization Renewal” executive education course at Stanford University, California. About Warner Bros Home Entertainment Group The Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group was founded in 2005 to bring together all of the Warner Bros. Entertainment businesses involved in the digital delivery of entertainment content to consumers, including home video, online, wireless, games and anti-piracy and emerging technologies operations. WBHEG is a strategic recognition of the ongoing changes in the way consumers view entertainment product and seeks to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios to make the Studio's content available to audiences through as many channels, platforms and devices as possible.
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