WBITD ups Garcia to Latam VP-gm

Exec responsible for sales, marketing, distrib of product

HOLLYWOOD — Warner Bros. Intl. Television Distribution has promoted John Garcia to VP-general manager, Latin America, division prexy Jeffrey Schlesinger announced Friday.

Garcia will have overall responsibility for sales, marketing and distribution of WBITD product to broadcast, cable, satellite and emerging television platforms in Latin America.

He will relocate from Madrid to Miami and report to Malcolm Dudley Smith, sales and business development exec VP.

Schlesinger said, “The Latin American market is an increasingly important market and we will look to John replicate the great work he did for us in Europe.”

Garcia was deputy managing director in WBITD’s Madrid office, with responsibility for activities in Spain, Italy, Portugal, Greece, Turkey and Cyprus.