Miramax lifts distrib exec

Lindsay upped to head of sales

HOLLYWOOD — Mark Lindsay has been promoted to senior VP of distribution and head of sales for Miramax Intl. He reports to exec VP Jere Hausfater.

Lindsay, who joined Miramax in 1999, will continue to work in New York and will oversee all international film sales for both Miramax and Dimension, develop new business opportunities and maintain existing alliances with independent distributors.

He will also work closely with Miramax Intl. prexy Michael Williams-Jones on international theatrical distribution initiatives.

Hausfater will continue to oversee Miramax’s theatrical film marketing and distribution as well as the company’s distribution of television and home entertainment product in the international marketplace.

Lindsay, who most recently served as senior VP of distribution and sales for Miramax Intl., joined Miramax in 1999 as VP of distribution. Prior to Miramax, Lindsay worked in international sales and distribution for 17 years for Mutual Film Co., Spelling Films Intl., Odyssey Distributors and Lorimar Film Distribution, among others.

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