Ex-New Regency VP to o'see contract management
Kaye Cooper-Mead has been named president of I.S. Film Distribution, the international sales and marketing joint venture of Intermedia and Summit Entertainment. She was previously Summit’s senior VP of distribution.Other Summit execs joining I.S. are Brad Kembel as senior VP of distribution, Trellis Huahn as VP of contracts and business affairs, Claire Cordary as VP of administration and VPs of delivery Sara Bulstrode and Danielle Cohen. Joining I.S. from Intermedia are Paula Endara as VP of marketing and publicity, Jonathan Evans as VP of theatrical administration and Maitreya Yasuda as VP of contracts and business affairs. Cooper-Mead will supervise contract management as well as the joint venture’s delivery, marketing and theatrical administration divisions. She reports to the operating committee members of I.S., Bob Hayward of Summit and Bahman Naraghi of Intermedia. Prior to joining Summit 12 years ago, Cooper-Mead served as VP of New Regency Films.