GRB Entertainment hired Patrice Choghi (pictured) for the position of senior vice president, International. In his new role, Choghi will focus on increasing the profitability and reach of GRB’s international division, including its sales, distribution, and production efforts.

He previously served at Mark Burnett Productions for eight years, working to expand the company’s international footprint. C. Scot Cru, president of International, remarked, “I am thrilled that Patrice and I will be working side by side again. Clients around the world respect Patrice and his get it done mentality, he will be a major part of GRB’s international expansion.”

Paramount Pictures appointed Michael D. Armstrong as executive vice president, Worldwide Television Licensing and Operations. Armstrong’s responsibilities include managing distribution efforts on local language productions, leading third-party series distribution efforts with studio partners, and supervising the company’s digital monetization team.
In his new position, he will also work with Viacom International Studios. Prior to joining Paramount, Armstrong most recently served as executive vice president and general manager of BET Networks.