Internationaldistributor UIP has confirmed the appointment of Nigel Clark as executive vicepresident international marketing, effective from Jan 4.

Hereplaces Tomas Jegeus, who left to join 20th Century Fox in Los Angeles as headof international marketing.

Clark is currently based in Los Angeles were he was mostrecently senior executive vice president of international marketing forColumbia Tri-Star Film Distributors International.

His career with Columbiaspans over 13 years beginning in his native London where he was responsible formarketing their movie releases in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Clark relocated to LA in 1996and during his tenure he worked on numerous including Men in Black 1 and 2,Erin Brockovich, Spider-Man, Terminator 3.

UIP's 2005 slateincludes high profile features such as Steven Spielberg's War Of TheWorlds (July 8), PeterJackson's King Kong (Dec 14), DreamWorksanimation Madagascar (July 1) andWorking Title's Pride And Prejudice (Sept).