Ian George to Replace Chris Hedges at Paramount International

The 35-year studio veteran will be replaced as vice president and managing director

Paramount Pictures International Vice President and Managing Director Chris Hedges will leave the company he's called home for the past 35 years, the studio announced on Tuesday.

Hedges will transition out of his role by the end of the year.

Ian George, who previously served as executive vice president of international marketing for Paramount International will replace Hedges.

George will report to Anthony Marcoly, who recently joined the studio as the president of Paramount International.

“We are grateful to Chris for the tremendous contributions he made during his career at both Paramount and UIP,” Paramount Pictures Vice Chairman Rob Moore said in a statement.