Adrian Smith has been promoted to executive VP and general sales manager of Sony Pictures Releasing, the studio announced Thursday.
Along with Jim Amos, president of Sony Pictures Releasing, and Rory Bruer, president of worldwide distribution for Sony Picutres, Smith will oversee domestic sales of all Sony Pictures films.
He will report to Amos.
Smith joined Sony in 1989 as western district manager of the studio's TriStar Pictures. He then became managing director, west for Sony Pictures Releasing. Since 2000, he has been the company's senior VPand western division manager.
Before going to Sony, he worked at 20th Century Fox and Cannon Releasing, United Artists Releasing and Mann's Westwood theatres.