PARIS, 22 March 2017

Federation Entertainment is delighted to announce the arrival of Benoit Lacombe as the group’s Chief Operating Officer.

In this newly-created post, Lacombe will oversee Federation Entertainment’s financial, legal and corporate affairs, covering all the group’s production and distribution activities.

As such, he will be actively involved in driving the group’s growth alongside Pascal Breton, President, and Lionel Uzan, Managing Director, and will participate directly in the formulation and implementation of the group’s strategy for internal and external growth and business development.

A graduate of the NEOMA Business school (ESC Rouen), Benoît Lacombe began his career as Audit Manager at EY from 1998 to 2003. He subsequently worked as financial director of the TV production subsidiaries of Lagardère Group from 2003 to 2010, before joining the Zodiak Media group as Financial Director of Zodiak France, a post he held until 2015. Since then he has been COO of Ubisoft Motion Pictures.

About Federation Intertainment

Federation Entertainment currently has 12 series in production including the second season of Netflix France’s first original series “Marseille,” starring Gerard Depardieu with acclaimed writer Dan Franck and director Florent Emilio Siri; the award-winning original series in production on a third season, “Le Bureau des Légendes/The Bureau.” , a CANAL+ Creation Originale series created by Éric Rochant and produced by Alex Berger and Éric Rochant for TOP-The Oligarchs Productions, in association with Federation Entertainment; Oliver Goldstick’s “The Collection,” a co-production with Lookout Point for BBC Worldwide and Amazon’s first UK original drama; the award winning Israeli thriller, “Hostages” for Channel 10 & Canal +; Hit Belgian drama, “The Break”; and breakout Finnish series for YLE, “Bordertown.” Additionally, Federation has a number of high profile series in development for both U.S. and international audiences.

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