Former Intermedia sales agent Harold Van Lier has been named VP of international sales at Summit Entertainment.
Based in Summit’s London office, he reports to David Garrett, exec VP and head of Summit’s London-based activities, and Summit prexy and CEO Patrick Wachsberger.
At Intermedia Films, Van Lier oversaw sales activities for several European territories, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and Latin America. He will cover a similar array of territories at Summit and succeeds Charlotte Arnold, who is relocating to South Africa.
While at Intermedia, he was instrumental in the international sales of “K-19: The Widowmaker,” “Resident Evil” and “Basic.” He will make his first market appearance with Summit at Mifed in the fall.
Summit’s slate of international releases includes “Beyond Borders,” “Insomnia” and “Femme Fatale.”