Mina Patel has been promotedto senior vice president of sales strategy and operations for ParamountInternational Television, where she will continue to report to Joe Lucas,executive vice president of sales and marketing.

Patel, who was formerly vicepresident, sales planning and administration, will now oversee thedivision's sales planning and administration, becoming more strategicallyinvolved in the sales analysis process.

She will alsoexpand her duties to include more direct supervision of the day-to-dayadministrative and sales operations at the division's regional offices inLondon, Paris, Rome, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto.

Patel joinedParamount in 1998 from MGM where she held various positions over 11 yearsincluding most recently executive director of worldwide sales for MGMInternational Television.