Kristen Finney, executive vice president of EMEA for Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution (TCFTVD), has implemented a new organizational structure for the region. At the TCFTVD London office, David Smyth continues to oversee the London office as senior vice president and managing director. Vanessa Patenon has been hired as vice president of sales, and Kate Stevenson has been promoted to senior manager. Manuel Alduy, senior vice president of Sales and Development and managing director, leads the Paris office. As vice president of Sales, Cristina Sala will continue to lead the Milan office and Simon Bathe will oversee the Munich office.
Paramount Pictures has appointed Dan Cohen as president of Worldwide Television Licensing. In his role, Cohen will report to Paramount chief operating officer Andrew Gumpert, and will oversee global licensing and distribution for all Paramount films, television series, and other content. Prior to joining Paramount, Cohen spent 20 years at Disney/ABC, where he most recently served as executive vice president of pay television and digital sales for Home Entertainment and Television Distribution for The Walt Disney Studios.