WME-owned IMG has appointed veteran international TV distribution executive Gary Marenzi to the newly created position of Head of Entertainment Sales & Partnerships. Working out of IMG’s Beverly Hills and London offices, Marenzi will oversee global sales for entertainment programming. He will report to Ioris Francini, President of IMG Media. The company recently ventured into international TV sales, handling distribution of the BBC-AMC limited series The Night Manager, starring Hugh Laurie and Tom Hiddleston.
Marenzi previously served as president of Paramount International Television, MGM Worldwide Television and UIP Pay Television. He most recently worked as a consultant through his own company, Marenzi & Associates.