Former Focus Features director of publicity Dee Poku has joinedParamount's rebranded specialty division as vicepresident of international marketing.

Poku (pictured) will relocate from New York to Los Angeles andreport to division chief John Lesher.

"Dee's relationships in the international marketplace, aswell as her incredible talent and filmmaker relationships, make her an idealchoice to help us work with our international partners to make our filmssuccessful, not just domestically, but all around the world," Lesher said.

At Focus Poku handled the international publicity campaigns for araft of titles including Brokeback Mountain, Lost In Translation, 21 Grams,The Constant Gardenerand Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind.

Prior to Focus, Poku served as head of international marketing andpublicity at Momentum Pictures in the UK, where her credits included Amelie,O Brother Where Art Thouand Bowling For Columbine.