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The content producer behind Netflix hit drama series Narcos, Gaumont, has added two key executives to bolster its TV distribution efforts.

Rottier 11 jan 2018Mathilde Rottier has joined the company as VP, US and Canada TV Distribution; and Ezequiel Olzanski has joined as VP, Latin American TV distribution and co-production.

The appointments come as Narcos is being presented for the first time to linear TV partners worldwide at the NATPE market.

“With Narcos linear TV rights soon available in addition to all our new releases coming up this year, the timing is perfect to round out our sales team and these new appointments ensure that we have seasoned executives on the ground across the globe to represent Gaumont’s growing programming roster,” said Vanessa Shapiro, Gaumont president, worldwide TV distribution and co-production.

Previously, Rottier served as VP of North American sales at Miramax. She joined the company in 2011, following a long-standing tenure with MGM in various roles, including VP of North American television.

Prior to his new role, Olzanski spent 20 years in positions at Snap TV, where he served as director of international sales and distribution, and at Endemol International.