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O'SULLIVAN PROMOTED TO VICE PRESIDENT, INTERNATIONAL FOR PARAMOUNT PICTURES

 HOLLYWOOD, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael O'Sullivan has been promoted to vice president, international, for Paramount Pictures, it was announced today by Patrick B. Purcell, executive vice president, chief financial and administrative officer.
 Based in London, O'Sullivan serves as Paramount's liaison for overseas operations to United International Pictures (UIP), a joint operation with MCA and MGM, which distributes theatrical and Pay TV product worldwide; Cinema International Corp. (CIC) video, which is jointly owned with MCA and distributes video internationally; and United Cinemas International (UCI), which operates movie theaters internationally and is jointly owned with MCA. In addition, O'Sullivan coordinates a wide variety of Paramount's international administrative activities, including film and television production.
 "Michael's service as our representative in the United Kingdom has been exemplary," said Purcell. "We look forward to his contributions in the exciting years ahead."
 Previously, O'Sullivan had been executive director, international, since 1989, after being promoted to director, international, in 1987. He has been responsible for coordinating Paramount's European activities since 1985.
 O'Sullivan has held a number of different positions at Paramount since joining the company in 1972. These include the posts of chief accountant of Paramount Pictures U.K., and controller of Paramount Pictures International, based in Amsterdam.
 Paramount Pictures is part of the entertainment operations of Paramount Communications Inc.
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