Thomas J. Ciampa has been promoted to the job of Country Manager of WarnerMedia's Italy, Spain, and Portugal division, replacing Barbara Salabè.
Salabè, the company's President and Country Manager in the region, announced his retirement yesterday after three decades with the organization.
Ciampa will report to WarnerMedia EMEA and Asia President Priya Dogra, and will be responsible for the creation and execution of WarnerMedia's strategy in Italy, Spain, and Portugal, as well as the optimization of all commercial and group marketing efforts. His responsibilities include theatrical distribution, local theater productions, content licensing, home entertainment, consumer products, ad sales, and affiliate distribution for WarnerMedia's channels and streaming services.
Ciampa joined WarnerMedia 20 years ago and has held a number of positions, the most recent of which was SVP, Theatrical Distribution.
Dogra said he “has a deep understanding of our businesses and the brands and franchises that have so much resonance with our fans across these regions.”
“He also brings a strong commitment to our distribution partners as well as to the creative community,” she added.
In the meantime, Dogra has promoted Carlos Prada to Vice President, Theatrical Distribution, Italy and Spain, expanding on his present responsibilities as the head of theatrical distribution in Spain.