Communicationsexecutive Vivian Mayer-Siskind has been named senior vice president ofworldwide publicity at Summit Entertainment.

Mayer-Siskindwill report to Summit's soon to be named president of marketing and mostrecently served as senior vice president of publicity for Universal StudiosHome Entertainment (USHE) brand marketing division.

'Vivianis the kind of seasoned executive that we have been bringing into the Summitfold - one that brings extensive experience, energy and enthusiasm,' Summit COOBob Hayward said.

Mayer-Siskindsaid Summit was a 'dynamic and innovative studio,' adding: 'I have beenfortunate to work with studios and organisations that were designed to changeand impact the industry in a meaningful way and Summit is no exception.'

From 1997to 2001 she was head of publicity for DreamWorks and before that she was a seniorpublicist for ABC/Capital Cities.