BURBANK, Calif. -- Patrick Fitzgerald was promoted to executive vice president of sales, distribution and trade marketing, for Buena Vista Home Entertainment here. In this newly created position, Fitzgerald will continue to oversee all U.S. sales functions for the company. He will also assume additional responsibilities for driving new retail opportunities with other Walt Disney Co. business units and for developing new models of distribution. Prior to his promotion, Fitzgerald was senior vice president, sales and distribution. Before joining the company, he was vice president, business development, sales and distribution, for Citibank, a subsidiary of Citigroup, New York. Previously, Fitzgerald held a number of positions with the Campbell Soup Co., Camden, N.J., including national sales director for PACE foods.