Motamedi promoted at Getty

She becomes vp entertainment for North America

Roxanne Motamedi has been tapped to expand the entertainment business of Getty Images with her promotion to vp entertainment for North America.

Motamedi, who was executive director of entertainment, has led the entertainment division to record growth since joining the company in 2001. She is responsible for all North American-based entertainment divisions (Getty Images, WireImage, Film Magic and Getty Images/WireImage Video) and worldwide activities, including assignments, distribution and production.

Additionally, she will be charged with boosting the company's entertainment photographic expertise and editorial footage and developing more niche content, including exclusives of celebrity weddings, baby portraits and "at home" features.

Motamedi will continue to supervise the company's global network of entertainment photographers.

"Roxanne's expertise and endless energy over the past eight years have been instrumental in building strategic and trusted relationships for Getty Images at the highest levels of the entertainment industry," Getty Images COO Nick Evans-Lombe said.