The CEO of Studiocanal, Anna Marsh, has been promoted to Deputy CEO of Grupo Canal+.
The New Zealand-born executive has been with the company since 2008, when she first joined Studiocanal. She previously held the positions of Head of International Sales and Managing Director of Studiocanal UK. In 2019 she became CEO of Studiocanal, which is the production, distribution and sales subsidiary of the Canal + Group, and in February of this year she was appointed director of the Canal + Group. meeting.
Before joining the Marsh group, who has almost 20 years of experience in the industry, he worked at Tele Images Productions (Marathon group) in the international sales department and TF1, where he was international sales manager.
“I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Anna Marsh as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Canal+ Group,” said Maxime Saada, Chairman of the Executive Board of Canal+ Group. “Thanks to her and her teams, Studiocanal now occupies a central position within the film and audiovisual industry. In 2022, in addition to further consolidating its presence in all its territories, Studiocanal has continued its growth, notably with the acquisition of a majority stake in Dutch FilmWorks in the Benelux. Anna Marsh is a great professional and a passionate person, whom the Group is proud to count among its members. This appointment is a new sign of the confidence that the Canal + Group has in her and of her now transversal role within the group”.
In June, Marsh was named International Distributor of the Year at CineEurope, the exhibition conference taking place in Barcelona.
Studiocanal, owned by the Vivendi-backed Canal+ Group, now operates in France, the UK, Germany, the Benelux and Spain, as well as Australia and New Zealand. The company’s international network of production teams includes its in-house label Studiocanal Original, as well as Tandem Productions from Germany, RED Production Company from the UK, Urban Myth Films and SunnyMarch TV from the UK, Bambu Producciones from Spain and SAM Productions from Scandinavia. as well as FilmWorks.
Elsa Keslassy contributed to this report.