Buena VistaInternational (BVI) has promoted four marketing and publicity executives to therank of vice president.

Executivedirector of international publicity Maggie Todd (left) has been promoted to vicepresident of international publicity while executive director of promotionsDonald Evans (right) becomes vice president of marketing and promotions.

Executivedirector of creative services - marketing Mari Gastineau becomes vice presidentof marketing/creative print services and executive director of creativeadvertising Ticole Richards has been promoted to vice president of marketing/creativefilm services.

"Maggie, Donald,Mari and Ticole have all made significant contributions to BVI's continuedsuccess. Their combined knowledge of the international marketplace isinvaluable as we market, promote, and publicise our films worldwide," BVI andBVHEI president Mark Zoradi said in a statement.

Todd, a formerpublicity director at Fox, joined the company in 1998 and will play a key rolein the forthcoming BVI releases of The Alamo and King Arthur. She will continue to report to TeriMeyer, senior vice president of international publicity for BVI and BVHEI.

Evans willcontinue to oversee all theatrical promotions outside of the US and Canada. Hisprevious appointments include executive director of marketing and promotions atNew Line Home Entertainment.

Gastineau hasspecialised in marketing to Japan and joined Disney's domestic theatrical marketingdivision 10 years ago.

Richards is alsoresponsible for the creative implementation, production and distribution ofboth marketing and publicity materials and has been with Disney since 1995.