EuropaCorp Names New Financial Director

EuropaCorp Logo - H 2012

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Regis Marillas will replace Carole Ferrand after the latter left the French studio for "personal reasons."

EuropaCorp has named Regis Marillas Financial Director of the company after Carole Ferrand announced her sudden departure for “personal reasons,” EuropaCorp said on Monday.

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The 38 year-old Marillas will take over the post immediately. Ferrand has left on amicable terms with the French film powerhouse’s general director Christophe Lambert saying in a statement: “The year that Carole spent with us was marked by a return to balance in the group and I thank her warmly for contributing to this return.”

Lambert added that the group is confident in Marillas, adding that “After 7 years at the heart of the group’s finance department, Regis is perfectly prepared to succeed brilliantly in this logical next step in his career.”

Marillas worked closely with Ferrand prior to his promotion and has been with EuropaCorp since 2005 after jobs at KPMG and Coyote Production.

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