Angela Bromstad has been named president of international television production at NBC Universal International.

Based in London to head the new division, Bromstad will spearhead television content partnerships and oversee an increase in local production across all territories.

She previously served as president of the Los Angeles-based NBC Universal Television Studios, now called Universal Media Studios.

'Angela is a talented and respected TV executive and we are delighted that a professional of her vast experience will be leading our new international TV production entity,' NBC Universal International president Peter Smith said.

Bromstad previously served as co-president of NBC Universal Television Studios from May 2004-Mar 2005.

Her prior posts included executive vice president of NBC Studios and senior vice president of drama development for NBC Entertainment.