Juan Carlos Lazo has been promoted to managing director ofTwentieth Century Fox Mexico.

Lazo, who most recently served as marketing director of Twentieth CenturyFox Mexico, will manage all the studio's theatrical distribution, marketing andadministrative activities in Mexico.

He replaces Jose Juan Hernandez, who left last month to pursueother avenues. Lazo's promotion takes effect immediately and he reports to seniorvice president of Fox Latin America Eduardo Echeverria.

Lazo joined Fox Mexico in 1996 and was named manager fouryears later and promoted to marketing manager in 2001.

He has played anintegral role in campaigns on such titles as Titanic, Sex Shame And Tears, the Star Wars trilogy, Fantastic Four, The Passion Of The Christ and the record-breaking Ice Age: TheMeltdown.