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MGM reorganises US and int’l TV divisions

Hollywood producer and distributor MGM has reorganised its US and international television divisions.

This comes after the studio appointed former Chum and NBC Universal executive Roma Khanna as president of its television and digital arm.

The company has hired Vinicio Espinosa as VP, Latin American Television Distribution. He joins from Brazilian production company Corisco Films and will report to Chris Ottinger, who was recently promoted to president of international television distribution and acquisitions following the departure of Gary Marenzi.

Meanwhile, it has promoted Vicky Gregorian, who joined MGM in March 2011, to senior VP, domestic television distribution. She will sell MGM’s movie packages including Stargate Universe and Stargate Atlantis in the United States.

Susan Hummel has been promoted to senior VP, US basic cable and Canada, where she will sell MGM movies and TV series including Teen Wolf, which has been picked up for a second season by MTV, to Canadian broadcasters as well as US cable broadcasters.

Separately, it has upped Damien Marin to senior VP, pay television and digital media. Marin was previously VP, worldwide on demand and digital media.