NBC Uni TV ups Inge Van Herle

Promoted to senior vp business affairs

Inge Van Herle has been promoted to senior vp business affairs for NBC Universal Domestic TV Distribution.

Van Herle will continue to oversee business affairs for first-run production and distribution as well as handle business affairs for projects for syndication and basic cable. She also is expected to take on new deal-making responsibilities. She will report to executive vp business affairs Robert Fitzpatrick.

Van Herle recently played an integral role in the division's pacts for primetime broadcast syndication of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" and the syndicated version of "Deal or No Deal."

Van Herle has served as vp business affairs for NBC Uni Domestic TV Distribution since the NBC-Uni merger in 2004. Before that, she was vp business affairs at Universal Domestic TV for four years.