U.K. exhib-distrib promotes Debbie Rowland
LONDON — Blighty’s Curzon Artificial Eye has announced a raft of management changes, which include promoting Debbie Rowland from group marketing director to director of sales, marketing and distribution.Several other members have been promoted at the film exhibition and distribution group, including Ben Luxford, who has been upped from head of sales to head of theatrical distribution, and Leo Brend, who has been promoted to director of technology from his previous role as technology and marketing manager. Additionally, Steve Lewis has been promoted to head of home entertainment while Jon Rushton has been promoted to group head of publicity for Curzon Artificial Eye, from his previous role as head of publicity for Artificial Eye. Paul Diment has been upped to head of sales and marketing, home entertainment, while Michael Salu has become the Curzon brand guardian. The group has started the process of recruiting a Curzon cinemas m.d. and will announce the appointment once it has been made. It is also looking to fill three positions in home entertainment, publicity and marketing. “We now have the structure in place to help us achieve the growth and long term strategic goals that we have set out for the company,” said CEO Philip Knatchbull in a statement.