Robert Mitchell has beenpromoted to senior vice president, marketing/sales and deputy managing directorat Buena Vista International (UK).

Mitchell, previously vicepresident, marketing/sales and deputy managing director, has worked alongsideBVI UK chief Daniel Battsek almost since the division's birth in 1992.

'I not only respect andadmire Robert's expertise in the field of marketing, but also rely on himwholeheartedly to support everything I do,' Battsek said.

Battsek highlightedMitchell's work overseeing Buena Vista's annual marketing budget and buildingrelationships with key media and creative agencies.

'To this latter point Ithink it's fair to say that Robert has amassed an incredibly influentialportfolio of blue chip partners which is the envy of the industry.'