Nicky Wood promoted at WBITD

Named senior vp sales

Nicky Wood has been upped to senior vp sales for Russia, Central and Eastern Europe and Sub Saharan Africa at Warner Bros. International Television Distribution.

In her new capacity, she add responsibility for the licensing of Warner Bros. content -- including TV and movies -- across Russia and Central and Eastern Europe while continuing to oversee operations in Sub Saharan Africa.

"This promotion exemplifies our on-going strategy to promote from within by developing great talent and keeping them challenged," Warner Bros. International Television boss Jeffrey Schlesinger said Thursday.

He was joined in the announcement by Robert Blair, WBITD's senior vp and managing director Northern Europe.

Wood joined WBITD in 2004 from Sky, where she was head of acquisitions. Previously at Warners, she served as vp sales Scandinavia and Eastern Europe.