Paramount COO to open ShowEast

Fred Huntsberry's Oct. 11 keynote speech will cover piracy

Paramount COO Fred Huntsberry will address global piracy during an opening-day keynote address at ShowEast 2010.

The annual exhibition confab is set for Oct. 11-14 at the Orlando World Center Marriott.

Huntsberry was named to his current studio post in July 2006 and is responsible for worldwide strategic planning and operations at Paramount. He previously served as president of NBC Universal International, where he supervised business development and international TV distribution operations.

The onetime GE exec delivered a piracy-themed presentation at the Cinema Expo confab in Amsterdam in June.