Lawrence Goebel has been promoted to president of Image Organization, a leading international film sales company. In his new post, Goebel will oversee the company’s day to day operations and administration.According to the company’s chairman, Pierre David, the promotion of Goebel from exec VP, is designed to permit David to dedicate more time to the growing slate of Image’s productions and co-productions. Goebel joined Image in 1987 as senior VP and was then promoted to exec VP in 1989. Prior to joining Image, he was VP, international and ancillary sales at Film Ventures from 1981-1986. He began his industry career in 1976 at Avco Ebmassy, where he held numerous sales positions, including director of pay TV, home video and non-theatrical sales.