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WildBrain CPLG Realigns European Teams Around Northern and Southern Hubs


WildBrain CPLG has promoted two management executives to head up territory teams across newly formed management regions for Northern and Southern Europe. John Taylor, who is based in London, was named VP Northern Europe and Managing Director UK and France. Pau Pascual, based in Barcelona, was named VP Southern Europe and Managing Director Iberia and MENA. Both Taylor and Pascual report into Maarten Weck, WildBrain CPLG’s Executive Vice President and Managing Director.

Weck said, “I feel confident that under our new European management regions, spearheaded by the highly experienced John and Pau, we will be able to further synergize our pan-European offering to drive growth for licensors and continue the strategic evolution and expansion of WildBrain CPLG. Congratulations to both John and Pau on their well-deserved promotions.”

Reporting to Taylor under WildBrain CPLG’s new Northern European hub are: Brenda Draaisma, Managing Director for Benelux; Slawomir Ekiert, Managing Director for Central Eastern Europe and Nordics; and Anna Artyukhova, Managing Director for Russia and CIS. For the Southern European hub, Maria Gurrieri, Managing Director for Italy, Greece, and Turkey will now report into Pascual.

Sibylle Gondolf, Managing Director for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland will continue to report into Weck.