Fox taps Marc DiLorenzo

Named exec vp, strategy and business development

Marc DiLorenzo has been named executive vp, strategy and business development for Fox Filmed Entertainment.

DiLorenzo, whose appointment was announced Monday by Dean Hallett, FFE exec vp, operations and strategy and CFO, will be responsible for initiating, developing and managing global strategic initiatives and new business opportunities for FFE, and will take a role in extending the brand of FFE properties into digital and other revenue channels both inside and outside the film studio.

DiLorenzo also will oversee the studio's deal analysis efforts for all motion pictures produced by Fox, Fox 2000, 20th Century Fox Animation, Fox Searchlight and Fox Atomic labels.

DiLorenzo previously served as COO/managing director for Citigroup's private bank division. Prior to joining Citigroup, he served as a strategy and business development consultant in the digital media space.

Before that, he led the strategy and business development group for Fox's broadcasting and cable television operations, after starting his career in investment banking with Prudential Securities Inc. and Merrill Lynch.