Sony Pictures Promotes Publicity Execs14 May, 2009 By: Billy Gil
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) has promoted Staci Griesbach to executive director of worldwide publicity, as well as Jason Allen to director of worldwide publicity. Both will report to Fritz Friedman, SVP of worldwide publicity for SPHE.
Griesbach will be responsible for SPHE’s worldwide Blu-ray and DVD publicity campaigns, including new releases, TV, catalog and direct-to-video tiles, and will provide support in corporate communications for the home entertainment division and for Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Group. Griesbach, who has been with the company since 2005, previously served as SPHE’s director, worldwide publicity.
Allen will oversee international publicity in non-European territories, as well as new technology, such as Blu-ray Disc, and special events. He previously served as manager of worldwide publicity, for the home entertainment division.
Additionally Erin O’Brien has joined SPHE as manager of worldwide publicity, in charge of managing corporate communications and domestic publicity campaigns for SPHE titles. She will report to Griesbach. She previously served at 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.
Erin O' Brien