Alex Fragen has been hired as Summit Entertainment's president of domestic television distribution and will oversee the company's free and pay television, video-on-demand, pay-per-view, and hotel and airline sales.

Fragen will also be involved in developing the new media distribution strategy for Summit's Home Entertainment division.

He arrives from Paramount, where he previously served as senior vice president of Domestic Television Distribution, and will now report to Summit's chief operating officer Bob Hayward.