Followingthe promotion of Mark Zoradi to president of Walt Disney Motion Pictures Group,Anthony Marcoly has been named president, sales and distribution, at BuenaVista International.

Marcoly,who will continue to report to Zoradi, will take on a more comprehensivemanagement role overseeing all aspects of sales and distribution of Disney andTouchstone films internationally as well as continuing oversight ofinternational acquisitions.

"Anthonyhas established himself as an industry leader, proving himself to be pivotal inhelping BVI achieve and maintain its dominance at the international box office,consistently grossing over $1bn for the last 12 years," said Zoradi in astatement.

Marcolyhas been at the studio for 22 years. He first joined BVI in 1992 during itsinitial start-up phase as finance director and was integral in establishing BVIas a stand-alone theatrical distribution company. He was soon promoted to headthe sales organization at BVI, later adding acquisitions to hisresponsibilities.

Asexecutive vice president, distribution and acquisitions, Marcoly led thedistribution efforts for recent successes including Pirates Of TheCaribbean: Dead Man's Chest, Cars, The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, TheWitch And The Wardrobe, Flightplanand The Incredibles.