Steve Turney has beenappointed director of sales for Twentieth Century Fox Television Distributionin Europe, effective immediately.

Turney will oversee sales offeatures and scripted television programming to free and basic broadcasterswithin European territories. Based in the company's London office, he will report to vice president of salesYoni Cohen.

"We are delighted to haveSteve join our international sales team," the company's senior vice presidentand managing director Steve Cornish said. "He is a talented executive and willbe an asset to our group.

"In previous positions,Steve has proven to be a skilled negotiator and communicator, and we have theutmost confidence that his depth of knowledge of the international landscapewill help us set new benchmarks while continuing to grow our business."

Turney has worked intelevision and film distribution at a number of companies including EquatorFilms, Goldcrest Films International and Lumiere Pictures.