Andrew Cripps, President of Paramount Pictures International, has announced the appointment of Frederic Moget as Managing Director of Paramount Pictures France (PFF).

Frederic Moget will move shortly from 20th Fox (France) where he is currently director of the marketing division. Steve Summersby will continue as Acting Managing Director of the PPF operation in the interim.

Commenting on the appointment, Andre Cripps said, 'We are delighted to welcome Frederic to Paramount and have every confidence that his strong marketing experience and leadership skills will be a great asset to the company in the future.'

Frederic Moget responded, ' I am very excited to be joining an organization as creative and dynamic as Paramount and am looking forward to working with the French team on the fantastic slate the studio have created for 2009 and beyond. '

Moget was the VP of International Marketing for the LA based 20th Fox Home Entertainment prior to 2005 when he

became the director of the Marketing Division of 20th Fox (France).