Lionsgate names Pierre as SVP distribution services

Mumbai: Danny St. Pierre has been named senior vice president, distribution services for Lionsgate.

Pierre will report to Lionsgate executive vice president post production and delivery services Bob Wenoku. The promotion reflects the continued growth of Lionsgate’s global distribution infrastructure.

Lionsgate recently consolidated its international theatrical operations under the Mandate International banner, headed by Helen Lee-Kim. Since then, the division has assembled one of its largest international slates encompassing product from Relativity, Gold Circle, Winchester and Ghost House Pictures in addition to content from both Lionsgate and Mandate Pictures.

The announcement was made on the heels of the division’s strong performance at this year’s American Film Market, marking its fourth consecutive record or near record sales performance at a foreign film market.

"Danny is adept at the nuts and bolts execution that makes our distribution business one of the most streamlined and cost-effective in the industry. He is an integral contributor to the continued growth and expansion of our filmed entertainment product supply chain worldwide," said Wenoku.

"Danny is part of a team that is elevating our international brand to new levels of success in every facet of operations, from acquisition and development through marketing and distribution. Backed by powerful financial resources and a commercially potent and distinctive portfolio of films, we see excellent opportunities to continue growing our business in the current market environment," said Kim.

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