Higginson upped to senior VP, Huntley to VP

Twentieth Century Fox Intl. has promoted Paul Higginson to senior VP of Europe Theatrical.

He replaces Christian Grass, who’s moving to Universal. He’ll report to co-presidents Paul Hanneman and Tomas Jegeus, who also announced Todd Huntley’s promotion to VP of Europe Theatrical.

Higginson will remain based at Fox’s European regional office in London, overseeing the theatrical distribution, sales and marketing operations in Europe. Huntley will report to Higginson.

The duo will oversee upcoming projects including “Hitman,” “The Dark Is Rising,” “Lions for Lambs,” “Alvin and the Chipmunks” and “Alien vs. Predator 2.”

Higginson joined Fox in 1980 and serves as senior VP of finance and business affairs. Huntley has been VP of marketing for Fox in Europe since 2002.

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