Sierra/Affinity principals Nick Meyer, Marc Schaberg and Marc Butan announced in Toronto they have promoted Jonathan Kier to president of sales and distribution.

Kier most recently served as evp of sales and will continue to work alongside the three heads. He joined in 2011 from The Weinstein Company, where he was svp of international sales and distribution.

The company handles third-party product and is the exclusive sales agent for films developed and produced by OddLot Entertainment, Bold Films, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Focus Features and Sierra Pictures and its partner Incentive Filmed Entertainment.

“Over the last three plus years, Jonathan’s contributions have been invaluable to Sierra/Affinity, as we’ve greatly expanded our business,” said Meyer and Schaberg.

“His knowledge and passion for movies, the international film industry, combined with his sales acumen, make him the perfect executive to lead us through our next wave of growth.”