ThomasMolter has been appointed to the newly created position of vice president of distributionat Warner Bros Pictures International (WBPI).

Molterwill report to WBPI senior vice president of sales and distribution Nancy Carsonand will work with thestudio's new anti-piracy team, monitor print movement and security and liaisewith the international operations group to evaluate growth opportunitiesand emerging markets, among other responsibilities.

BeforeWarner Bros Molter served as vice president and managing director of worldwideall media for the MPAA, where he formulatedpolicy to address trade and regulatory issues relating to distribution ofmembers' content within the US.

Priorto that he worked in television production and served as a business developmentconsultant for Showtime Networks in New York and Samuel Goldwyn TelevisionProduction in Los Angeles.