Universal promotes Swinkels

International exec nabs senior distribution role

LONDON — Universal Pictures International has upped Niels Swinkels to senior VP of distribution for Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Swinkels, who will continue to report to UPI exec VP of international distribution Duncan Clark, will begin his new role immediately.

Swinkels will assume responsibility for distribution strategies and activities surrounding all theatrical titles under the Universal banner throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Swinkels was most recently UPI’s vice president of sales & distribution for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

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