Homevid unit hires McAuley
Paramount homevid has tapped Charlie McAuley managing director of U.K. and Ireland, based in London.As VP, Latin America and Asia Pacific, for Universal Pictures Intl., McAuley led the company’s expansion in territories such as Brazil, Mexico, Japan and Korea. He also restructured the company’s Australian homevid ops and reverted Hong Kong to a licensee territory. During his three-year tenure there, he also oversaw sales and distribution of DreamWorks titles in those regions. Previously, McAuley worked for 17 years at Woolworth’s, leaving in 1995 for a stint at Blockbuster Intl.