Sony Pictures Releasing International ups Nigel Clark to president international marketing

MUMBAI:  Sony Pictures Releasing International has promoted Nigel Clark to president International Marketing.  It was announced by Sony Pictures chairman Worldwide Marketing and Distribution Jeff Blake.
Clark, who previously served as senior executive vice president of the department, will continue to direct the home-office team which coordinates marketing and publicity strategies for international theatrical launches of all titles released by Sony Pictures, including acquisitions and local productions. Clark will also oversee the execution of marketing, media plans and public relations plans created by SPE’s local territory offices around the world. He reports to Marc Weinstock, president Worldwide Marketing for the studio.

During his most recent tenure with the studio, Clark has overseen the international campaigns of such worldwide hits as Angels & Demons, The Ugly Truth, District 9, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, 2012, The Karate Kid, Grown Ups, Salt, Eat Pray Love, The Social Network, The Tourist, and The Green Hornet, among others. He is currently overseeing the international campaigns for Sony’s upcoming films, ncluding Battle: Los Angeles, Bad Teacher, Zookeeper, The Smurfs(r), Arthur Christmas, Jack and Jill, and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, as well as Men in Black(tm) 3 and The Amazing Spider-Man(tm), both coming in 2012.

Blake said, "Nigel is one of the brightest and most exceptional international marketing executives working in the industry today. He has been instrumental to the success of some of the biggest worldwide blockbusters ever released and he has earned the respect and admiration of colleagues, competitors and filmmakers. We are proud to recognize his contributions to our company with this well-deserved promotion."

Clark said, "The international market is more important to our business than ever before, and I am thrilled by the challenge and the opportunity to work with such a gifted and creative team to support our upcoming films."