The Weinstein Company has promoted Ennie Hensley from executive VP to president of international sales and distribution, it was announced Wednesday by TWC co-chairman Harvey Weinstein and COO David Glasser.
Hensley will continue to report to TWC’s Los Angeles office, working on all international film sales of both TWC and Dimension titles. He will look to develop new business opportunities and maintain existing strategic alliances with independent distributors and will also represent TWC at all major international film markets, trade shows and festivals.
“While my brother Bob and I come from New York and have always based our companies here, having a strong presence on the global film and television scene is immeasurably important to us. It’s a pleasure to be making Ennis the face of our international team,” said Weinstein.
“We are thrilled to have Ennis continue his time at TWC and lead our international sales and distribution department. He has been an incredibly valuable asset to the company and we look forward to continuing working with him to make our operations overseas stronger than ever,” added Glasser.
Hensley has been with TWC since 2009, when he was hired as VP of distribution and finance. Starting in March 2014, he has overseen all international sales and distribution for TWC, Dimension Films and specialty arm Radius. Notable sales for Hensley during his time with the company have included “The Hateful Eight,” “Southpaw,” “Big Eyes,” “St. Vincent,” “Scream 4,” “Fruitvale Station,” “The Artist,” “The Master” and “Silver Linings Playbook.”
Prior to his time at TWC, Hensley served as VP of international distribution at the Yari Film Group from 2007 to 2009, where he worked under current TWC president/COO Glasser Hensley has been a member of the IFTA’s Board of Directors since September 2014.