Duran to oversee all Latin American marketing

Universal Pictures Intl., U’s new foreign arm, has tapped Mauricio Duran to oversee all Latin America marketing. He joins UPI after two decades at Buena Vista Columbia TriStar Films de Mexico, where he was most recently sales director and associate general manager.

Duran will report to Duncan Clark, U’s exec VP for foreign distribution, and oversee theatrical marketing and distribution strategies throughout Latin America, including reviewing films for possible acquisition.

UPI prexy David Kosse said of Duran, “He has tremendous relationships and a deep understanding of the cultural and business environment of the entertainment industry in Latin America.”

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