WBITD announces executive appointments

CALIFORNIA: Warner Bros. International Television Distribution has anounced a series of executive appointments. 

Ronald W Miele has been promoted to executive vice president, business affairs, operations and general counsel; Malcolm Dudley-Smith has been promoted to executive vice president, sales and business development, and Renee I Wolf has been promoted to senior vice president, business affairs and deputy general counsel.

Miele will continue to oversee all business and legal matters involving the international television activities of Warner Bros. while assuming greater involvement in the overall business of the division as well as the planning and strategic operations. 

Dudley-Smith, who has served as Senior V P, sales & business development, since 2000, will continue to oversee all of WBITD's sales activities in Latin America, Asia and Canada, including pay, cable and free TV, as well as being responsible for identifying equity investments and strategic alliances for WBITD internationally.

Wolf, who is currently WBITD's V P, business affairs & deputy general counsel, will assume day-to-day responsibility of all legal and business affairs operations of the division.

Miele moves up from Senior V P, business affairs & general counsel, a post he was promoted to in 1997. He joined Warner Bros. in 1994 as V P, legal and business affairs, Warner Bros. International Television. Dudley-Smith served as senior V P, Pay-TV and Business Development, a post he was named to in 1996 when he relocated from London to Burbank. He joined Warner Bros. in 1994 as VP, Pay-TV and New Technology Licensing - Europe for WBITD.

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