April 6, 2018
Xilam Animation has named Morgann Favennec to serve as its executive vice president of development and global sales, effective July 3.
In her new role, Favennec will be responsible for the development of the company’s commercial activities, including exploiting new markets and position the group for new business opportunities. Her role will also encompass seeking potential acquisitions and co-productions both domestically and internationally.
She will also actively be involved in supervising the development of new IP and copyright within the company.
Prior to joining Xilam, Favennec held a variety of positions with such companies as Europe Images (a.k.a. LE Rights), Salsa Distribution and The Walt Disney Company, M6 Group (Bertelsmann) and Superrights. During her career, she has been responsible for series such as “Clifford the Big Red Dog,” “Los Petits Fantômes” and “Peppa Pig,” among others.
“Morgann has an impressive track record and incredible expertise in programming for the youth market sector,” says Marc du Pontavice, founder and president, Xilam. “She masters and understands all key areas of activity, from the creative process to distribution, from acquisition to negotiation. She has proven credibility in all of the international markets, and we are extremely happy that she has agreed to put her know-how at the service of helping Xilam and all of its brands as the company continues to grow.”
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