After 16 years as head of Tele Images, Philippe Alessandri is stepping down as president and exiting the Zodiak Kids-owned company. Benoît Runel (pictured), meanwhile, has been tapped to run Tele Images and Zodiak’s other French studio, Marathon Media as MD of Zodiak Kids France.
On the strength of stellar ratings in several Asian countries, Entertainment One Licensing (eOne) has sewn up multiple new deals in the region for its hit preschool property Peppa Pig and appointed a new territory manager.
In her new role, Galeota will oversee production on all of Nick’s current preschool series, including original shows and co-productions.
The toy industry legend and former Toys ‘R’ Us and Mattel Brands exec is the new president and CEO of Fairfield, New Jersey-based toyco Alex Brands.