Haydn Arndt has been promoted to senior vice president, sales liaison at NBC Universal International Television Distribution.

Arndt, who most recently served as vice president, sales liaison, overseeing Australia and New Zealand, will continue to be based in NBC Universal's Sydney office.

Since joining NBC Universal in 2005, he has overseen the free, pay and basic cable television sales of NBC Universal programming throughout Australia and New Zealand.

The executive has since taken on additional responsibilities for the Asian region, including South Korea, Japan, Singapore and China, overseeing a team of sales liaisons, and helped establish new NBC Universal offices in Singapore and Japan.

He joined NBC Universal International Television Distribution from Walt Disney Television International, where he served as sales director, overseeing the UK and Ireland television distribution business