Jerome Le Grand has been promoted from executive director of finance and planning for Buena Vista International (BVI) to the newly created position of vice president, finance and planning, for BVI and Buena Vista Home Entertainment International (BVHEI).

Reporting directly to Mark Zoradi, president of BVI and BVHEI, and Lawrence Kaplan, executive vice president and general manager of BVI, Le Grand will be responsible for the finance and planning operations for Europe, Latin America and Asia in both the theatrical and home video divisions. In that capacity, he will oversee the creation of budgets, financial forecasts, five-year planning and profitability analyses on a product line and territorial basis.

Based in Burbank, Le Grand will also be involved with the strategic analysis of proposed new business inititiatives throughout the international markets as well as other special projects.

Le Grand first joined BVI in 1996 from Andersen Consulting where he was a senior consultant.