ViacomCBS Worldwide Studios, the manufacturing and gross sales arm of ViacomCBS Networks Worldwide, has unified its international gross sales unit and promoted two long-term UK gross sales reps.
As a part of the brand new construction, the corporate’s worldwide program gross sales division, which beforehand centered on promoting tapes and codecs for community content material outdoors of Latin America, might be merged with VIS’s gross sales division, which beforehand centered on the studio’s unique content material.
The brand new unit is known as ViacomCBS Worldwide Studios Distribution. ViacomCBS shouldn’t be closing any roles as a result of coincidence of the 2 divisions. It views the transfer as a union somewhat than a merger.
As Head of Gross sales for ViacomCBS Worldwide Studios, Lauren Marriott has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Gross sales and Operations and Director of Gross sales for the UK. Laura Burrell has been named Vice President, Worldwide Codecs.
Marriott, who has been with ViacomCBS since 2008, experiences to Pierluigi Gazzolo, President, Studios and Streaming, ViacomCBS Networks Worldwide, and Arran Tindall, Chief Industrial Officer and Govt Vice President, Content material Gross sales and Distribution. Burrell, who has been with the corporate for 11 years, experiences to VIS Vice President Kate Laffey.
Gazzolo stated, “As we proceed to broaden our studio’s international footprint, our new content material gross sales power will enhance effectivity and simplify buyer touchpoints so we are able to take full benefit of the unprecedented international demand for high quality content material.”