French sales company Pyramide Internationalhas hired Valentina Merlito replace outgoing sales executive Pascale Josse.

Josse left the company at the end of July and Merli joined this week as director of foreign sales. Shewill report to managing director Eric Lagesse.

Merli has previously worked as head of foreign salesat Gemini Films and in production at Marco Mueller's Downtown Pictures. Mostrecently, she held a sales position at France's FilmsDistribution.