Suzanne Noble has joined UK distributor Optimum Releasing as head of publicity.

Most recently she worked on a freelance basis for Momentum Pictures and was involved with their The Young Victoria campaign.

Prior to that she spent two years as VP, international publicity at The Weinstein Company, where she developed, implemented and managed PR campaigns for theatrical releases with the company.

She was also director of publicity at Icon between 2000 and 2006.

Commenting on her appointment, Noble said: 'I have always admired Optimum's strong distribution style and feel honoured to join this incredibly professional & dynamic team, I look forward to executing the best possible campaigns on a slate of genuine must see titles.'

Noble will be working on distribution campaigns for upcoming titles including Armando Iannucci

's In The Loop and John Crowley's Is There Anybody There'