ShowEast to fete Peregrino

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HOLLYWOOD — Jorge Peregrino, VP sales & marketing Latin America at UIP, will be honored at ShowEast 2003 for outstanding achievement in international distribution, organizers said Tuesday.

Peregrino will be feted at an opening night dinner Sept. 29. The annual trade show is set to run through Oct. 2 at the Orlando Marriott World Center in Orlando, Fla.

“Jorge is one of the most highly regarded and respected executives in the Latin American and Caribbean marketplace,” ShowEast spokesman Mitch Neuhauser said. “We are delighted that he has agreed to accept this honor from his peers.”

Peregrino has served in his present position since 1998. He previously was UIP’s general manager for Brazil and joined the distrib in 1987.

Prior ShowEast honorees for distrib distinction include Diego Lerner of Buena Vista Intl. and Philip Alexander of Buena Vista Columbia TriStar Films de Mexico.

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