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Icon U.K. adds exec duo

Lemley to o'see Brit sales, Hill is distrib'n topper

Icon U.K., the London-based foreign sales, distribution and production arm of Mel Gibson and Bruce Davey’s Icon Prods, has appointed Jim Lemley chief executive of Icon Entertainment Intl. and upped Nick Hill to chief executive of Icon Film Distribution.

Lemley, who will relocate from L.A. to London immediately, will be responsible for U.K. sales operations as well as management of the company’s production activity in Europe. He’ll oversee Jamie Carmichael, head of international distribution; Satesh Mathura, head of finance; and Christos Michaels, head of legal and business affairs. Lemley will continue to report to Davey.

Lemley, who joined Icon in 1992, is exec producing the Gibson-starring epic “We Were Soldiers Once,” which Icon is distribbing internationally for a summer release Stateside through Paramount. He also launched and ran Icon’s TV operations.

Hill, formerly managing director of Icon Film Distribution, has been in sales and distribution for 15 years. At Icon, he oversaw the releases of pics including “What Women Want.”

Before joining Icon, Hill ran U.K. operations for Pathe Entertainment.

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