Studiocanal Chief Executive Anna Marsh has been promoted to deputy CEO of Canal+ Group.

Marsh joined Canal+’s production and distribution subsidiary Studiocanal in 2008, rising to head of international sales and managing director of Studiocanal UK, before being appointed CEO of Studiocanal in 2019.

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Anna Marsh, Canal+ Group

Marsh has nearly 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry. After graduating from the University of Otago in New Zealand and then HEC, she began her career in 2002 in the international sales department of Tele Images Productions (Marathon group), before becoming international sales manager at TF1 International.

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Earlier this year, Studiocanal acquired a majority stake in Dutch FilmWorks in Benelux.

Maxime Saada, chairman of Canal+ Group executive board: “I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Anna Marsh as deputy CEO of Canal+ Group. Thanks to her and her teams, Studiocanal now occupies a central position within the film and audiovisual industry.

He added: “Anna Marsh is a great professional, and a passionate person, whom the Group is proud to count among its own. This appointment is a new illustration of the confidence Canal+ Group has in her and of her now transversal role within the Group.”

Studiocanal is 100% owned by French pay-TV giant Canal+. It finances and produces around 30 films per year, distributes around 50 films per year and owns one of the largest film libraries in the world, with nearly 7 000 titles from 60 countries. Studiocanal also produces more than 200 hours of TV series each year at an international level.

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