Steve Bruno hasbeen promoted to vice president of distribution at Columbia TriStar Film DistributorsInternational (CTFDI).

'Steve hasspent his entire career at Sony, and he is a valued member of our internationalteam,' CTFDI's senior executive vice president of distribution MarkZucker said in a statement.

'He isrespected by his co-workers and industry peers and we are thrilled to recognisehis contributions to the company with this well deserved promotion.'

Bruno began hiscareer as a mail clerk for CTFDI in 1991. Two years later he was named salescoordinator and in 1995 he became manager of sales administration.

In 1999 he was promotedto director of international distribution with a focus on South-East Asia.