Communiqué du 31 mars 2017
APPOINTMENTS AT FRANCETV DISTRIBUTION
2016 was a great year for francetv distribution with numerous international hits; the new Agatha Christie fiction series sold to more than 80 territories; strong visibility for the Peppa Pig property ranking among the Top 3 toys on the French market, the exceptional performance of the documentary film Tomorrow which sold almost 200,000 DVD/Blu-Ray and VOD and partnerships with major artists: Johnny Hallyday , Julien Doré, The Rolling Stones, etc.
In order to sustain this growth, francetv distribution's CEO Laetitia Recayte wanted to make the company's internal organization evolve by way of a series of appointments.
Since last 23rd of March the sales activities are defined as follows:
Julia Schulte was promoted International Sales Manager. She manages the entire French and international program distribution as well as news sales.
Aude de La Villarmois - in charge of Licensing - is now also in charge of all the publishing and joint publishing activities for books and magazines.
Xavier Bonnetain - in charge of music, shows and entertainment - will continue developing music publishing and the promotion of partnerships with music and live entertainment producers.
Delphine Duclos was appointed Executive Manager for marketing, communication and video. As such, she now manages the entire physical and digital video offer.
Furthermore, in January 2017 Isabelle Carpentier-Oudart was appointed General Secretary of francetv distribution. In this capacity, she supervises the firm's administrative and financial management.
After spending 10 years working on marketing and sales of video games at Ubisoft, Unfusio and THQ, Delphine Duclos joined francetv distribution in 2006 as Video Marketing Manager. In 2013, she became the General Marketing & Communication Manager for the firm's entire activities.
Isabelle Carpentier-Oudart began working in Mergers & Acquisitions at Close Brothers in 2001 before joining investment fund European Capital in 2006. In 2011, she went on to work for the Audiovisual & Entertainment department at HSBC bank where she was appointed Executive Director in 2015. At the beginning of 2017, Isabelle Carpentier-Oudart was appointed General Secretary of francetv distribution.
Julia Schulte began her career at Médiamétrie / Eurodata TV in 2006. She then managed international Parisian office of movie investment fund CP Medien from its film distribution subsidiary Cappella International. In 2011, she worked for Akamedia's Business Development that was purchased by Sipa Press. She joined francetv distribution in 2015 as International Sales Manager.
Aude de La Villarmois
After a first position at The Walt Disney Company France, Aude de La Villarmois joined francetv distribution in 2003 as Licensing Sales Manager. In 2008 she joined Marathon Media / Zodiak Kids before returning to francetv distribution to become General Manager of the Licensing department.
Xavier Bonnetain began working at BMG France before being appointed Senior Project Manager at Sony Music France in 2005. In 2007, he joined Warner Music France as Senior Band Manager. He began working for francetv distribution in 2012 to manage the Music & Entertainment branch.
About francetv distribution
francetv distribution works with producers and licensors to maximize revenues from their programs across all media platforms, including digital. Rights distributor and brand manager, francetv distribution offers an overall sales strategy encompassing video, VOD and music publishing, merchandising, games, magazine and book publishing and events, plus French and international distribution and fund-raising.