20th Century Fox Chris AronsonTwentieth Century Fox has promoted Chris Aronson to EVP, General Sales Manager. Aronson will continue to report to Fox Domestic Distribution President Bruce Snyder, who today made the announcement internally. In his newly expanded role, Aronson – who most recently served as SVP Domestic Distribution — will be responsible for all of 20th Century Fox’s theatrical distribution activities in the U.S. and Canada, while overseeing the company’s field offices in Los Angeles, New York and Toronto.

Commented Bruce Snyder: “Chris has been a key member of our distribution family since he joined the company. His formidable combination of experience and insights into our ever-evolving business, have been invaluable. I’m so pleased to recognize his achievements, as we continue to tackle the challenges and maximize the many opportunities that lay ahead.”

The 30-year industry veteran joined Fox in 2005 as SVP, General Sales Manager East. He came to the company from MGM Distribution Co. where he served as EVP, General Sales Manager, responsible for all of MGM’s theatrical distribution activities in the U.S. and Canada. Previously, he was an SVP of Rentrak’s theatrical division.