President, International Marketing and Worldwide Planning and Operations, Warner Bros. Pictures
As President, International Marketing and Worldwide Planning and Operations, Warner Bros. Pictures, Lynne Frank oversees the strategic development, campaign planning and execution of all Warner Bros. Pictures releases in overseas territories. She works with the global theatrical marketing team to help shape overall brand management of the Studio’s major film titles and franchises. She also collaborates with the film distribution and corporate teams to further theatrical business, planning and development worldwide, in addition to developing the Studio’s theatrical-related marketing, business and growth initiatives in China. Finally, Frank has operational oversight of Warner Bros. Pictures’ global theatrical marketing department.
Prior to her promotion, Frank served as Executive Vice President, International Marketing, Warner Bros. Pictures, the position in which she joined the company in 2010. Among the highly successful international marketing campaigns she’s headed are The Hobbit films, Pacific Rim, The Conjuring, Interstellar, San Andreas and, most recently, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
Before joining Warner Bros., Frank spent 17 years in the U.K. working for both the Walt Disney Company and Time Warner. She served five years as Managing Director and Senior Vice President, ESPN Europe, Middle East & Africa and, before that, spent 12 years within the Time Warner family, lastly serving as Managing Director and Executive Vice President, European Entertainment Networks, at Turner Broadcasting System Europe, having held multiple roles after joining the company as Business Development Director for Turner Pictures and Cartoon Network. During her tenure at TBSE, distribution reached 30 million households across more than 30 countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, achieving substantial growth during this period. Frank holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics/Business from UCLA.