He has been with the company for 13 years, where he currently serves as vice president of theatrical operations.

David Hodgkinson has been appointed as senior vice president of theatrical operations at Universal Picture International (UPI).

Hodgkinson has been at Universal for 13 years where he has most recently served as vice president of theatrical operations, managing worldwide distribution of Universal materials and oversees post production for European based titles.

President of distribution at UPI Duncan Clark, who Hodgkinson will continue to report to, said it was a “well-deserved promotion for David, who is a key member of Universal’s team. As UPI has expanded into more international territories, David’s operational expertise and ability to deliver Universal product globally has been instrumental to our growth.”