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Dominique Bourse Elevated to Chairman & CEO of Cyber Group Studios

Dominique Bourse has been appointed Chairman & CEO of Cyber Group Studios, succeeding Pierre Sissmann. He was beforehand the corporate’s Chief Working Officer.

“It’s a nice honor to comply with within the footsteps of Pierre Sissmann, my companion since 1988, after we started practically 14 years working collectively at Disney,” mentioned Bourse. “After creating and managing the primary European Leisure & Media enterprise capital fund in 2000, since 2005, we now have been growing a global group, now with 300 collaborators and companions, which has grow to be a worldwide participant within the animation business.

“At this time, we’re opening a brand new chapter in our story. Constructing on a strong basis, a best-in-class administration workforce, and pushed by a section of large progress within the international market, the transition of management shall be easy. My ambition is for our firm to enter the choose circle of high unbiased international business leaders.”

Sissmann commented, “I’m extraordinarily proud to have contributed towards making a world chief in audiovisual animation packages with an excellent international workforce that has confirmed its capability to innovate in each inventive growth and know-how to develop the perfect packages. I depart it to Dominique Bourse, my companion of greater than 30 years, to guide Cyber Group Studios and all its collaborators and artists to new heights and I thank him for all these years working collectively.”

Based in 2005 by Sissmann and Bourse, Cyber Group Studios is a global producer and distributor of animated packages for kids. The corporate has created and developed a big catalog of unique sequence, a few of which, like Gigantosaurus, have grow to be worldwide franchises. Whereas its sequence cowl the entire vary of animation types and narrative genres, CGS believes the via line of all its initiatives (geared toward a worldwide viewers of youngsters ages 3-12 and households) is a wealthy narrative expertise supported by a robust musical part and technological innovation, because of the studio’s international expertise pool, cultivated for a few years.

Over time, the corporate has internalized the worth chain: It develops, produces and exploits its sequence’ media rights with linear broadcasters, streaming platforms and OTTs worldwide.

Cyber Group Studios additionally produces and/or distributes sequence owned by third-party producers, such because the manufacturing partnership The Strolling Useless – Final Mile (Massively Interactive Dwell Occasion) with Skybound, Genvid Applied sciences and Meta in 2022.

The corporate leverages its mental properties with a worldwide community of licensees and creates client merchandise based mostly on the characters in its sequence.

The group’s 300 staff are unfold over three continents, with six growth and/or manufacturing studios in France, the U.S., the U.Okay., Italy and Singapore. As well as, Cyber Group Studios has developed partnerships in different nations, together with China (Gigantosaurus with CCTV) and Japan (collaboration with Sq. Enix on the Last Fantasy IX sequence). Over the previous 17 years, the group has garnered a number of nominations and worldwide awards.

“Our roadmap for the approaching years is to proceed our worldwide growth and the expansion of our growth/manufacturing platforms in addition to to accentuate our R&D technique and digital enterprise to supply ever richer and extra immersive leisure experiences. We can even enter the Younger Grownup phase,” mentioned Bourse.

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