Warners Promotes Thomas Molter to Exec VP, International Distribution and Exhibition Strategy

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Molter, who has been at the studio since 2004, will be the key executive on all international distribution issues.

Thomas Molter has been promoted to executive vp, international distribution and exhibition strategy, Warner Bros. Pictures International.

In addition to his current responsibilities, Molter will serve as the key executive on all international exhibition issues, including setting the digital delivery and deployment strategy and spearheading strategic partnerships with exhibition and other parties to develop and implement new revenue opportunities.

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Molter will continue to coordinate with domestic distribution and also work closely with Warners' technical operations, postproduction and filmmakers on new technology developments to ensure the timely, efficient and cost-effective delivery of Warners' feature films to the international markets. His promotion comes on the eve of CineEurope, the annual convention of foreign theater owners, which opens June 16 in Barcelona.

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Molter is based at the studio’s headquarters in Burbank and reports to Veronika Kwan Vandenberg, president of distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures International.  "Tom has been integral in defining, negotiating and implementing WB's international digital strategy. He is an enormous asset to the division and will be instrumental in the collaboration between WB and the exhibition community and technology providers," Kwan Vandenberg said.

He will continue to work closely with Nancy Carson, executive vp international theatrical distribution, Monique Esclavissat, executive vp of European and Latin American distribution, and Erlina Suharjono, managing director of China and senior vp of Asia distribution.

Molter joined Warners in 2004 as vp, international distribution, and was promoted to senor vp in 2005.  Before joining Warners, he served as vp and managing director, worldwide all media, for the Motion Picture Association.