Exec VP will report to Byles

Peace Arch has hired industry veteran Julie Sultan as exec VP of international theatrical film sales.

Based at the company’s offices in Marina del Rey, Calif., she’ll be responsible for international sales and distribution of original and acquired feature films, contribute to strategic planning and acquisition of features and provide leadership at film markets and festivals. Sultan will report to Kevin Byles, prexy of international distribution.

Sultan had been at Lakeshore Entertainment for six years, handling international distribution for the motion picture division and the TV and home video library. Previously, she was at NBC Enterprises for four years.

Peace Arch’s slate includes “Chapter 27,” “Delirious” and “Watching the Detectives,” which will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. It’s currently filming “The Deal.”

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