Bob Buchi has been named president of worldwide home media distribution at Paramount Pictures.

Buchi first joined the studio in 2006 and previously served as Paramount’s evp of worldwide marketing.

He most recently oversaw the brand, retail and digital marketing teams and has worked on the Star Trek, Transformers and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchises.

He will report to president of worldwide distribution and marketing Megan Colligan.

Peter Giannascoli, svp of marketing for home media, will expand his role to include oversight of all aspects of worldwide marketing for the division. 

Buchi’s senior global team also includes Gaspare Benso, GM of international home media distribution, who will oversee the previously announced transition of Paramount’s international physical distribution to Universal.

Buchi’s domestic team of senior executives includes Jeff Hastings, svp of domestic sales; Tripp Wood, svp of digital sales and distribution; Howard Hsieh, vp of business development/strategic analysis; and Ryan Stouffer, svp of VMI and operations.