Tommy Gargotta Named Executive Vice President, Creative Marketing, Fox Broadcasting
Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) has appointed Tommy Gargotta Executive Vice President of Creative Marketing, it was announced today by Angela Courtin, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, FOX Broadcasting Company. Reporting to Courtin, Gargotta will oversee FOX's on-air promotions and design departments, spanning the network's print, outdoor, broadcast and digital design strategy and innovation. He will start on March 6th.
"Tommy is one of the most creative marketers in the business," said Courtin. "His extensive experience, passion for marketing and sharp creative eye make him the perfect person to develop strategic campaigns for our breakthrough shows and amplify all of the innovation happening right now throughout FOX."
Gargotta most recently was President of Theatrical Marketing for Relativity Europacorp Distribution (RED), where he managed the marketing campaigns for EuropaCorp's and Relativity Media's U.S. releases including "Masterminds," "Miss Sloane," "The Circle" and "Valerian." Prior to his work at RED, Gargotta was President of Worldwide Creative Advertising for Sony Pictures where, for more than a decade, he oversaw the marketing campaigns for franchises such as "James Bond" - "Skyfall," "Quantum of Solace" and "Casino Royale"; "The Da Vinci Code" and "Angels & Demons"; "21 Jump Street" and "22 Jump Street"; and "The Amazing Spider-Man 1 and 2", as well as films including "MIB 2 and 3," "S.W.A.T.," "Big Daddy," "Hotel Transylvania" and "Captain Phillips."
Prior to Sony, Gargotta was Creative Director for the Los Angeles-based Intralink Advertising. Before that, he was a senior producer/editor at the ad agency Trailer Park. Gargotta is an active member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences (AMPAS).
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