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Simon Swart New EVP for North America at Fox

14 Feb, 2006 By: Thomas K. Arnold

Simon Swart has been appointed to the newly created position of EVP and GM, North America, at 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, reporting directly to worldwide president Mike Dunn.

A nine-year veteran of Fox, Swart will be responsible for the direct oversight of all business functions at the division. He previously was EVP of national sales; under his direction Fox consistently increased its annual market share, grew its catalog business to record profits and launched TV DVD.

Dunn calls Swart “an excellent manager and business strategist.”

“With his well proven retail relationships, keen business insights and acumen as a strong manager, Simon is a major asset to the studio and the right candidate to help lead our business into the future,” Dunn said.

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