Sony Pictures Home Ent. promotes trio

Griesbach, Friedman, O'Brien upped at publicity dept.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has announced two promotions and an appointment.

Previously director worldwide publicity, Staci Griesbach was upped to exec director worldwide publicity. Griesbach will oversee publicity for worldwide Blu-ray and DVD releases, and assist senior vp publicity Fritz Friedman with corporate communications for the division.

Previously world publicity manager, Jason Allen was promoted to director worldwide publicity. Allen will oversee international publicity in non-European territories, new technology including Blu-ray and special events.

Griesbach and Allen will report to Friedman.

Formerly at Fox Home Entertainment, Erin O'Brien joins SPHE as manager worldwide publicity. She will manage corporate communications and domestic publicity campaigns for SPHE releases on DVD, PSP and Blu-ray, reporting to Griesbach.