EXCLUSIVE: Sky Movies exec joins UK distributor.

UK distributor Signature Entertainment has appointed Elizabeth Williams head of acquisitions and Claire Loewenthal as head of marketing.

Williams, who joins Signature from Sky Movies where she worked for eight years, will work alongside Signature MD and owner Marc Goldberg, and director of TV and digital Jon Bourdillon.

Loewenthal, previously acquisitions manager at the company, will now head up the marketing department overseeing the Signature slate.

Williams said: “I’m thrilled to be joining Signature at such an exciting time for the company. Signature has been expanding greatly in the last few years and I’m really looking forward to becoming a part of the team at the fastest growing distributor in the UK film business”.

She will take up her new role in August.

Speaking of the appointments, Goldberg said: “I am delighted to welcome Elizabeth to our team. She has a fantastic attitude, a love of film and a hunger to acquire great product; the appointment supports our ambition for how we want to grow the business.

“Claire has enormous talent and knows what it takes to make our titles stand out. I am very excited about the opportunity she has to drive the marketing for our slate over the coming years.”