French entertainment indie Ankama — which creates, publishes and distributes games, animation and manga including the popular Dofus and Wakfu properties — has appointed industry veteran Marie Congé as Head of Global Distribution. In this newly created role, Congé will be leading international sales & acquisition strategies, overseeing distribution of the studio’s animated movies and TV series.
Congé has dedicated her career to kids and family programming. She started at MoonScoop, overseeing International Distribution & Consumer Products across all media for iconic properties such as Code Lyoko, SamSam and Geronimo Stilton. She then moved to Cyber Group Studios. leading the International Sales, Acquisitions & New Media team, before joining GO-N International as Head of Sales & Business Development and launching the popular preschool series Simon on the global market.
With a deep knowledge of kids programs and their development, Congé comes to Ankama with solid international distribution credentials to expand their commercial activities for all of their current and future animated productions.
“I have been a long-time fan of Ankama’s high-quality products and its creative and talented team,” said Congé. “I am very proud to join the company and to dedicate my energy to bring the studio’s content to new audiences worldwide.”
Learn more about the studio at www.ankama.com.