RLJ Entertainment has appointed Sylvia George president of its new US division.

George recently served as svp of marketing of RLJ Entertainment.

The US division will be responsible for all of the company’s third-party business in North America and combines RLJ Entertainment’s sales, marketing and supply chain functions for all programme lines. 

RLJ Entertainment was formed in 2012 through the three-way combination of RLJ Acquisition, Image Entertainment and Acorn Media Group.