Frederic Moget named MD at Par France

Moves from marketing post at Fox's local operation

LONDON -- Paramount Pictures International, the studio's overseas releasing arm, has appointed Frederic Moget as managing director of Paramount Pictures France.

PPI president Andrew Cripps, who announced the hire Wednesday, said Moget's "strong marketing experience and leadership skills will be a great asset to the company in the future."

Moget currently heads the marketing division of 20th Century Fox (France), a position he has held since 2005. Before that, he was vp international marketing at 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, based in Los Angeles.

Moget said he looks forward to working "with the French team on the fantastic slate the studio has created for 2009 and beyond."

Steve Summersby will continue as acting managing director of PPF until Moget assumes his new role in the new year.
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