The Motion PictureAssociation (MPA) has appointed Halli Kristinsson to the position of VP andregional director, anti-piracy, for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region.

As regional director, hewill work with the MPA's regional partners from the MPA regional headquartersin Brussels.

Kristinsson reports to ChrisMarcich, senior VP in Brussels and John Malcolm, the MPAA's executive VP anddirector of worldwide anti-piracy in the US.

Kristinsson previously ranSMAIS, Iceland's leading entertainment-industry interest group.