EXCLUSIVE: New head of home entertainment among changes at UK distributor.

Metrodome Distribution has appointed Alistair Olley as head of home entertainment sales.

Olley, who joins from Anchor Bay and previously worked for HMV, begins in mid-January.

In other staff moves, Ella Field has taken on the new role of acquisitions, TV and new media manager; and Chris Lawrance will take on the new role of head of publicity and theatrical marketing, effective immediately.

Olley and Lawrance will report directly in to company MD Jezz Vernon.

Metrodome’s end of year results for 2013, which have just been made available, show a net profit for the year of £438,000 ($665,000) and a 15% increase in turnover from £6.8m ($10.34m) in 2012 to £7.8m ($11.86m). 

The company’s 2015 slate includes Cannes titles White God and Mommy, Mia Hansen Love’s Eden, Francois Ozon’s The New Girlfriend and Carol Morley’s The Falling.