Stephen Johnstone has been promoted to the newly created position of senior vice president and general manager, Cartoon Network Europe, Middle East and Africa. Johnstone started with Turner eight years ago in the advertising sales division before moving into television channel management. More recently, he has held the post of head of interactive for Turner's entertainment networks. In his new roles, he will manage Cartoon Network's TV channels, interactive services and off-channel commerce. Lynne Frank, executive vice president and MD of TBS Entertainment Networks Europe, said, "The combination of Stephen's creativity, business acumen and his knowledge of the brand makes him the perfect choice to bring added focus and vision to Cartoon Network Europe."