Exec named VP int'l entertainment marketing

The Lippin Group has poached exec Les Eisner from Fox’s Twentieth Television to be the outfit’s executive VP of international entertainment marketing.

Company prexy Dick Lippin made the announcement Wednesday.

Based in the company’s Los Angeles headquarters, Eisner will be responsible for overseeing corporate communications and public relations campaigns for a number of the Lippin Group’s television, film and new-media clients in the U.S. and abroad. Eisner also will have management responsibilities within the company. He will report directly to Lippin.

This is Eisner’s second tour of duty at Lippin. From 1994 to 2004, Eisner worked for the praisery, representing several clients.

“Les was an important part of our company for 10 years, and I fully expect his contributions to be even greater in the years ahead,” Lippin said.

Most recently, Eisner was VP media relations at Twentieth Television, Fox Entertainment Group’s U.S. syndication arm.

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