Rebecca Kearey has been promoted to exec veep of international marketing and distribution for Twentieth Century Fox Intl.

Exec oversees international activities for Fox Searchlight and recently took on marketing and distribution duties for Fox Intl. Prods. Kearey will report to Fox Intl. co-presidents Paul Hanneman and Tomas Jegeus as well as Searchlight toppers Nancy Utley and Stephen Gilula.

Kearey was previously senior VP at Fox Searchlight Intl.

She began overseeing international marketing and distribution for Searchlight in 2005, working on projects including “Black Swan,” “Juno” and “Little Miss Sunshine.”

Kearey was senior veep of marketing at United Artists before joining Searchlight in 1995 as a marketing coordinator.