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Viacom International Media Networks promotes Mark Kingston

Published on: 14th March 2013

Mark Kingston has been promoted to general manager and SVP for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Australia, VIMN Consumer Products.Mark-Kingston300

Viacom International Media Networks, a division of Viacom, has announced that Mark Kingston has been promoted to general manager and senior vice president for NVCP Europe, Middle East, Africa and Australia, VIMN, and will oversee VIMN’s consumer products operations in these key markets.

Kingston will report to Ron Johnson in addition to Dave Lynn, managing director and executive vice president, UK, Australia & Eastern Europe and International Content Distribution, VIMN and remain based in London.

Pierluigi Gazzolo, chief operating officer, VIMN, said: “We’re excited about the newly expanded position that Mark will be taking on, as it further reinforces the strength of our regionally led consumer products organisation. Mark has already been spearheading our pan-European retail efforts and CP operations in the UK, Russia, and Australia to great success. By extending his purview to include all pan-European CP deal-making, which also includes Middle East, North Africa and Australia, we are streamlining efficiencies to better position us to meet the demands of critical, high growth markets and create more compelling and valuable opportunities for partners.”

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