Jack Ledwith has been promoted to vice president, international distribution, at Universal Pictures reporting to Nadia Bronson, the studio's president of international marketing, distribution and operations.

Ledwith joined Universal in 1996 as director of planning and analysis, international distribution; previously he had worked at Carolco Pictures as director of international sales and before that had held a number of positions in domestic and international distribution at DeLaurentiis Entertainment Group, Embassy Pictures and Avco Embassy Pictures.

In his new position, he will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of international distribution for the studio's feature film slate including the assessment of release dates and box office results, as well as managing and coordinating information from all third-party partners.