Anna Butler has been appointed head of marketing at Icon Distribution and is due to start in her new role on March 9.

Butler previously headed up Fox Searchlight's UK marketing department, where she worked on titles such as The Last King Of Scotland and Notes On A Scandal. Prior to that she spent six years working at Pathe as marketing director.

Icon's upcoming titles in the UK include Ken Loach's Looking For Eric, Jon Amiel's Creation starring Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connolly and John Hillcoat's The Road starring Viggo Mortensen.