Batista will be responsible for the studio’s national and field publicity operations as well as promotions, product integrations and national partnerships.

Eddie DeVall joins Batista and will serve as vp in the division.

The pair have started work on the upcoming remake Gambit starring Colin Firth and Cameron Diaz, as well as The Woman In Black and the upcoming Ed Zwick release American Assassin and Jonathan Levin’s adaptation of the upcoming novel Legend.

Prior to CBS Batista spent two years at MGM in marketing and before that she served four years at Paramount

DeVall worked with Batista at MGM and before that served at MGM Home Entertainment.