Clare Crean has been promoted to Head of Sales at The Works International.

This move comes after Carl Clifton, who previously held the post, announced that he is moving to K5 International.

Crean has been with the company for 12 years and prior to that was a senior sales executive at J&M Entertainment. At The Works, she has worked on sales of films including Bend It Like Beckham, Whale Rider, This Is England and Man On Wire.

Costa Theo, chairman of The Works Media Group, said:  “Clare is an excellent and very popular executive and I’m delighted to be rewarding her with this long overdue promotion. She brings with her a wealth of experience and a tremendous understanding of the international sales market.”

The company’s current slate includes Nigel Slater memoir adaptation Toast and Lucy Walker’s nuclear arms documentary Countdown To Zero.