Replacing Cecile Gaget, Alexis Cassanet will now have oversight of the entire International Film Sales team and be supported by Adeline Falampin, the newly appointed Director of International Sales.
International film and TV company Gaumont announced the appointment of Alexis Cassanet as Executive Vice President, International Sales and Distribution. Cécile Gaget to exit the company to pursue other opportunities as of September 30th.
Cassanet joined Gaumont in 2016 post his seven-year run at SND where he spear-headed the sales of such notable titles as Yves Saint Laurent, La Famille Bélier and The Love Punch. Having honed his professional skills across international film distribution he began his career at Gaumont as Co-Head of International Sales along-side Adeline Falampin, reporting to Cécile Gaget, VP, International Production and Distribution.
Sidonie Dumas, Gaumont CEO, said: “Cécile Gaget’s contributions during her 13-year tenure at Gaumont have proven invaluable and as she embarks upon this next chapter of her professional career, we wish her the very best.”
In his new role Cassanet, who will report directly to Ariane Toscan du Plantier, President Cinema Distribution France & International, will now have oversight of the entire International Film Sales team and be supported by Adeline Falampin, the newly appointed Director of International Sales.