France Televisions adds Zodiak Kids exec

France Television’s international distribution business has added a Zodiak Kids sales exec to its ranks.

Aude de la Villarmois has been appointed head of licensing at France TV Distribution, effective January 26.

Previously, she was sales director at Zodiak Kids and fellow Zodiak Media company Marathon Media. She had handled marketing of children’s brand for Marathon and overseas rights holders.

At FTVD, she will run its licensing department, where she will oversee brands such as Noddy and Extreme Football, reporting to head of distribution Nathalie Bobineau.

“[As] we welcome the arrival of Aude de La Villarmois, FranceTV Distribution strengthens its sales team and reaffirms its ambitions in the licensing and rights-derived [markets],” said Yann Chapellon, CEO of FTVD.