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Summit Shuffles Exec Deck

Three promoted to various distribution posts.

Summit Entertainment has shuffled its executive lineup.


Brad Kembel will become Executive Vice President of International Distribution, Deborah Tellis will be Senior Vice President of International Distribution, and Jill Jones will serve as Senior Vice President of International Distribution and Publicity.


As EVP, Kembel will oversee international distribution on all of the studio’s productions and will supervise sales administration and distribution finance activities for the company. He has been at the company for 17 years and most recently served as SVP of International Distribution.


Tellis will handle film and video releases and work closely with local distributors on international distribution strategy.


Before joining Summit as the Director of the department in 2004, she worked at Sony Pictures Releasing International in Marketing.


Jones, who joined the company last year after working at DDA PR, will supervise international marketing campaigns and publicity activities.