StudioCanal has promoted Robb Smith to COO of the UK operations and EVP Global Digital Strategy.

For the former title, he reports to CEO Danny Perkins, and for the latter he reports to Matthieu Zeller.

Smith joined StudioCanal in 2009 and had been head of TV & new media in the UK and EVP, International Television.

As COO he will be responsible for the management and growth of home entertainment, television and new media businesses in the UK.

As EVP Global Digital Strategy, he will develop and implement a cohesive digital strategy for international distribution and work on best practices across France, Germany and the UK. He will also coordinate negotiations with VOD platforms.

Prior to StudioCanal, he had worked at MGM TV Europe and Universal Television.