Dennis Maguire has been appointed president of international forParamount Home Entertainment.

Maguire will take charge of sales, marketing and distribution ofhome entertainment content for the Paramount Motion Picture Group (PMPG) andwill also oversee product from MTV Network Properties, CBS, PBS and Hasbro, aswell as fulfilment services for DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment.

He will be responsible for the division's overseas licenseebusiness, retail initiatives and video operations. He reports directly toPMPG's president of worldwide home entertainment Kelley Avery.

Maguire served 23 years at Buena Vista Home Entertainment, wherehe was part of the senior management team that launched the sell-throughbusiness.

He most recently served as president of Buena Vista HomeEntertainment International, where he spearheaded the company's expansion intoChina and India.