The Warner Bros evp of international will receive the inaugural honour at the international day lunch on Mar 28 in Las Vegas.

The annual award was established to mark an industry executive “whose dedication and commitment to the international marketplace is unequalled.”

CinemaCon is the National Association Of Theatre Owners’ new event that takes the place of ShoWest and runs in Las Vegas from Mar 28-31.

Fox has spent his entire professional career at Warner Bros and joined in 1975 as a management trainee working in Australia and Japan. Numerous promotions led to his current position in 1992 where Fox manages the studio’s local language production initiative.