WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) -- The Wilmington Regional Film Commission Board of Directors has a new leader.

The StarNews of Wilmington reported ( that the board has appointed EUE/Screen Gems Executive Vice President Bill Vassar as chairman. Vassar has been a commission member since 2008.

He took over the year-long position Friday from board member Carey Jones, president of The Production Source Inc., which provides services to film production companies. Jones will serve as vice-chair on the five-person board.

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