Paramount Revamps International Video Team24 Aug, 2006 By: Thomas K. Arnold
Paramount Home Entertainment International has restructured its international management team, tapping two former DreamWorks Home Entertainment executives for top posts.
Mary Kincaid, longtime head of domestic marketing for DreamWorks Home Entertainment, is now Paramount's EVP of worldwide marketing services. Like Paramount worldwide home entertainment president Kelley Avery, Kincaid is an alumna of Buena Vista Home Entertainment.
Fellow DreamWorks executive Olivier Tena has been named EVP and GM of the international video division's Family category, which includes DreamWorks Animation, Nickelodeon and other family labels. Tena previously was head of video for DreamWorks International.
Two other executives have been promoted.
Don Hunton, an alumnus of MGM and the Walt Disney Co., adds the United Kingdom to his responsibilities. He is currently SVP of the division's Asia Pacific business.
Magnus Hollo, previously head of international sales for DreamWorks Home Entertainment, becomes SVP of international sales for Paramount.
In addition, consultant Luigi Calabrese has been hired as SVP for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Latin America and Worldwide Licensees. He was previously worldwide president of Walt Disney Records and Music Publishing.