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Warner Bros. ups distribution exec Stanley

Warner Bros. has elevated John Stanley, giving him responsibility for digital distribution in the UK.

John StanleyStanley is senior VP and managing director, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group UK, Ireland, Spain and the Nordics, and will add responsibility for digital sales in the UK as well as consumer products as part of the promotion.

He reports to Josh Berger, president and managing director, Warner Bros. UK, Ireland and Spain, who said: “John’s new broader remit reflects our commitment to cross-category selling, a concept that he has spearheaded to tremendous success over the years. With our products being increasingly sold across many different platforms, John is well-positioned to maximise the sales of our key franchises in one joined-up operation.”

Stanley joined Warner Bros. in February 2007 as MD of Warner Home Video UK. Prior to that, he spent 11 years at Twentieth Century Fox.