Padilla most recently served in the same capacity at Essential Entertainment and will accompany the team to Cannes.

“I am very pleased to have Mark on board with us,” Myriad CEO D’Amico said. “He’s a real pro with strong relationships in the international community.”

Padilla will be responsible for sales and distribution for theatrical and television properties and will also be involved in the acquisition of new titles. He will report to svp of distribution Lisa Gutberlet.

Myriad’s Cannes slate includes thriller Inescapable with Marisa Tomei, action thriller A Common Man with Ben Kingsley and Ben Cross and erotic thriller Breaking The Girls.