Fisher previously spent 10 years at the Icon Group

Integrated UK outfit The Works Group has appointed Mark Fisher, formerly CFO of the Icon (UK) Group, as finance director.

Fisher, who spent 10 years at Icon, will oversee management of the group’s credit line with Theta Films Financing Ltd and Theta Film Holdings Ltd, as well as handling its production financing activities.

In addition, head of sales Damian Spandley has been promoted to head of UK theatrical distribution, with longstanding Works marketing executive Ailsa Scott promoted to head of marketing, a role that will oversee the marketing activities of both the UK and international distribution slates.

Laurence Gornall, CEO of The Works Film Group, said: “We are delighted to welcome Mark Fisher to the team. He has wealth of experience that brings immense value to us and our production partners.”

The Works Group comprises The Works UK Distribution, The Works International and The Film Consortium. The company releases Morgan Spurlock’s The Greatest Movie Ever Sold this autumn.