Warner Bros. has been appointed. alum Sue Kroll as Chief Marketing Officer at Amazon Studios after leading the live broadcast campaign for “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power”.
As part of her new role, several series and films will be moved into production and development on the Kroll & Co. banner. Entertainment to Amazon under a first look deal.
“Sue has done an amazing job spearheading the marketing efforts for ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power,’ our biggest premiere at Amazon,” Jennifer Salk, president of Amazon Studios, said in an internal email announcing Kroll’s appointment on Monday. Prime Video History”. . “She is widely respected, has deep industry knowledge, extensive experience, and strong relationships with talent and throughout the creative community. A seasoned professional, she has marketed projects ranging from blockbuster international releases to award-winning niche film and television projects for over 30 years. “.
See Salk’s memo to the team announcing Kroll’s full appointment below.
I am happy to share the news that Sue Kroll will be joining the team as Chief Marketing Officer at Amazon Studios, effective immediately and inform me. Sue will oversee global marketing strategy and campaigns for series and films, both direct-to-service and theatrical.
Sue has done an amazing job leading the marketing efforts for The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, our biggest premiere in Prime Video history. She is widely respected, has deep industry knowledge, extensive experience, and strong relationships with talent and throughout the creative community. A seasoned professional, she has marketed projects ranging from international blockbuster releases to award-winning niche film and television projects for over 30 years.
In 2018, Sue launched her own production house, Kroll & Co. Entertainment. Under this banner, Sue owns a number of projects in production and development, in both film and television, which will now come to Amazon Studios as deals at first sight.
Before founding Kroll & Co. Sue’s extensive experience includes serving as Head of Global Marketing and Distribution for Warner Bros. Pictures, where they shot some of the most iconic and famous films in cinema history, including Argo, Dunkirk, Mad Max: Fury Road, Inception and all the Harry Potter movies, to name a few. Sue began her career in New York, spending seven years in various divisions of Viacom before moving to Atlanta to head up the marketing department for Turner Network Television. Her tenure with Turner included a role on TNT and Cartoon Network Europe, where she launched the company’s first entertainment project outside the United States.
Please join me in congratulating Sue and officially welcoming her to our talented marketing team, as we continue to grow, discover innovative ways to market our global content, and strengthen our connections with clients around the world.