New Line int’l arm ups three

Nieves, Mott, Remley promoted to VP positions

HOLLYWOOD — New Line Intl. has upped three key execs: Nestor Nieves, Robert M. Mott and Rob Remley.

Nieves takes on the exec sales VP title, while Mott becomes exec VP, finance and administration, and Remley assumes senior VP of marketing and promotions stripes.

The appointments were made by Rolf Mittweg, prexy and chief operating officer of worldwide distribution and marketing, and Camela Galano, New Line Intl. prexy.

“Nestor, Bob and Rob are three veterans of the company whose outstanding work has been instrumental in helping us achieve our goals,” says Galano, who recently relocated from London to Los Angeles to oversee the department from the company’s worldwide headquarters.

“They have played vital roles in the growth of our business as we continue to release one of our strongest slate of titles. We are tremendously proud to recognize their hard work and leadership with these promotions,” Galano adds.

Nieves will focus on managing and negotiating all theatrical and video sales and distribution in Latin America and Asia, beginning with upcoming pic “Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.”

Nieves joined New Line in 1988, after serving at Buena Vista Intl., and has set up and maintained several output deals for New Line, including ongoing partnerships with CMC in Taiwan, Mexico’s Videocine (a Televisa division), Taewon Intl. in South Korea and Mongkol Films in Thailand.

Mott, a six-year vet of New Line Intl., will oversee all aspects of international accounting, finance and administration, including revenue forecasting and planning, contract administration and availability functions.

In his new post, Remley will supervise international marketing strategy for New Line product, including advertising, promotions and home entertainment marketing.

He will also manage the interface between New Line Intl. distribution partners and its licensing and interactive departments. Remley previously served as veep of international promotions and homevid.

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