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WildBrain CPLG Shuffles European Teams

John Taylor has been appointed vice president (Northern Europe) and managing director (U.K. and France), while Pau Pascual is vice president (Southern Europe) and managing director (Iberia and MENA).

WildBrain CPLG has promoted two management executives to head up territory teams across newly formed management regions for Northern and Southern Europe. John Taylor, who is based in London, has been named vice president, Northern Europe, and managing director, U.K. and France. Pau Pascual, based in Barcelona, has been named vice president, Southern Europe, and managing director, Iberia and MENA. Both Taylor and Pascual report into Maarten Weck, WildBrain CPLG’s executive vice president and managing director.

“I feel confident that under our new European management regions, spearheaded by the highly experienced John and Pau, we will be able to further synergize our pan-European offering to drive growth for licensors and continue the strategic evolution and expansion of WildBrain CPLG,” says Marten Weck, executive vice president and managing director, WildBrain CPLG. “Congratulations to both John and Pau on their well-deserved promotions.”

Reporting to Taylor under WildBrain CPLG’s new Northern European hub are Brenda Draaisma, managing director, Benelux; Slawomir Ekiert, managing director, Central Eastern Europe and Nordics; and Anna Artyukhova, managing director, Russia and CIS. For the Southern European hub, Maria Gurrieri, managing director for Italy, Greece and Turkey will now report into Pascual. Sibylle Gondolf, managing director for Germany, Austria and Switzerland will continue to report into Weck. 

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