Xilam Animation has appointed Céline Carenco as Senior Vice President Media Distribution – Asia Pacific, which role will see her sell the company’s growing library of quality kids’ and family content to this key market.
“Xilam is in a unique position in the kids’ space. I am excited about what the company has to offer and am thrilled to be joining a dynamic and seasoned team to help further grow the business,” Carenco said.
Carenco brings more than two decades of experience to her new post, and was most recently International Sales & Acquisitions Director at Paris-based Awol Animation. Prior, Carenco was at Gaumont Animation (formerly Alphanim) for 15 years, where she was responsible for developing the company’s international distribution activity in Asia, EMEA and Canada.
“Céline has a terrific track record in both the creative and business sides of animation and she will be a great asset to our sales team as we continue to forge relationships in the key Asian Pacific market,” said Morgann Favennec, EVP Global Sales Development. “Céline is highly regarded in in the region where she began and forged her sales career.”
SVP of Global Consumer Product and Media Distribution Marie-Laure Marchand will now be able to focus completely on growing and implementing Xilam’s global consumer products strategies to boost revenue growth and brand building.