Pascal Fauveauhas been named managing director of France for Paramount Home Entertainment International, tooversee all operations in France including sales and marketing.

Fauveau most recently served as senior vice president andmanaging director of MGM Home Entertainment, France, a unit he createdstarting in 2002.

He is also a veteran ofUniversal Pictures Video and Buena Vista Home Entertainment.

'Pascal has an exceptionaltrack record of driving growth in the French home entertainment market and weare delighted that he will be joining the Paramount team,' said Kelley Avery, president ofWorldwide Home Entertainment, Paramount Pictures. 'His experiencewill be a tremendous asset as we continue to strengthen and expand our globaloperations.'