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SPTI Ups LeGoy to SVP of European Sales

Keith LeGoy, svp of sales, Europe, at Sony Pictures Television International (SPTI), was promoted to md, Latin America, relocating from London to Miami. Dorien Sutherland, who held the post at SPTI since March 1994, has left the company to pursue other interests and consulted to SPTI during the transition period.

Michael Grindon, president of SPTI, said LeGoy's most recent efforts, "have led to significant improvements in our licensing business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and he is well prepared to assume this new leadership role."

Grindon credited the outgoing Sutherland and his team for "playing a tremendous role in establishing SPTI's strong business relationships throughout the region."

John McMahon, SPTI's sevp/md, Europe, assumed LeGoy's current European sales duties in London.

LeGoy has served in his current post at SPTI since June 1999. Prior to joining SPTI, LeGoy was vp sales, Europe, for Walt Disney International. LeGoy also served as director of international sales for The National Magazine Company, a UK subsidiary of Hearst Magazines, where he oversaw the establishment of a global sales force that significantly expanded advertising revenue for such established media brands as COSMOPOLITAN, GOOD HOUSEKEEPING and ESQUIRE.

SPTI is a Sony Pictures Entertainment company, distributing U.S. series around the world. With dedicated offices in Brazil, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Mexico, Spain and the U.K., SPTI oversees production in eight countries and regions. For more information on SPTI call (310) 244-4000.