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Paramount Names Bob Buchi President of Worldwide Home Media Distribution

Executive formerly served as studio’s EVP of Worldwide Marketing

Paramount Pictures has named Bob Buchi President of Worldwide Home Media Distribution, the studio announced Friday.

He will report to Megan Colligan, the studio’s President of Worldwide Distribution & Marketing.

“Within an ever-evolving home media landscape, Bob’s proven track record of success across a diverse portfolio of theatrical releases, acquisitions, family and television product makes him the ideal person to lead our team as we continue to strive for even greater creativity and innovation,” said Colligan in a statement.

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Buchi, who joined Paramount in 2006, formerly served as the studio’s executive vice president of worldwide marketing, and most recently oversaw the brand, retail and digital marketing teams and was responsible for the strategic product marketing and management of films including “Transformers,” “Star Trek” and “Spongebob Squarepants.”

The studio also announced today that Peter Giannascoli, SVP of Marketing for Home Media, will be expanding his role to include oversight of all aspects of worldwide marketing for the division.