Kieran Breen has beenpromoted to senior vice president of marketing at Twentieth Century FoxInternational.
Reporting to co-presidentsTomas Jegeus and Paul Hanneman, Breen will develop and supervise strategicmarketing plans of all Fox releases overseas and will oversee the Los Angeles,regional and field marketing operations.
He recently moved to LosAngeles and previously served as marketing director for Twentieth Century FoxUK
"Having orchestratedthe successful UK marketing campaigns for such blockbusters as Star Wars:Episodes II and III, Die Another Day, The Day After Tomorrow, both Ice Age films, X-Men: The Last Stand and most recently, the runaway hits The Devil Wears Prada and Borat,Kieran has consistently demonstrated his dynamic creativity and strategicexpertise," Jegeus and Hanneman said in a joint statement. "We feelcertain that Kieran will lead the overseas marketing campaigns in new andexciting directions."
Several other FoxInternational executives are also being promoted, effective immediately.Christi Mykles and Mark Davis both become vice presidents of creativeadvertising. Melanie Bartlett has been promoted to vice president of strategicmarketing and joins Britta Gampper who holds the same title.
Martin Gaiss, who has servedas director of international publicity for the past two years, has been namedvice president of creative content. Mykles, Davis, Bartlett and Gaiss will allreport to Breen.
Kimberly Wire has beenpromoted to director of international publicity, replacing Gaiss. She willcontinue to report to Hilary Clark, senior vice president of that department.
In London, Elizabeth Kessessucceeds Breen as marketing director of Fox UK. Kesses arrives from an agencybackground, having previously overseen campaigns for both Lucasfilm andDreamworks. She will report to Ian George, managing director of Fox UK, andTodd Huntley, vice president of marketing for Twentieth Century Fox Europe.