Montse Gil appointed at Paramount Spain

Twentieth Century Fox exec named managing director

LONDON -- Paramount Pictures International has wooed Twentieth Century Fox exec Montse Gil to be the new managing director of Paramount Spain, evp international distribution and operations Roger Pollock said Thursday.

Gil, who has headed the marketing division at Fox's Spanish outpost since 1995, will oversee the task of growing Paramount's share of the vibrant Spanish movie industry, taking up the post June 9.

"Montse's reputation in the Spanish market place is second to none," said Pollock.

"Paramount in Spain will now benefit enormously from Montse's wealth of experience and understanding of the Spanish marketplace for both local and foreign films."