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Klaus Zimmermann steps down as Managing Director of Atlantique Productions


Archives Lagardère Active

Paris, September 30, 2013

After four years of collaboration with Atlantic Productions, Klaus Zimmermann has decided to redirect his career to new professional activities. By mutual agreement with Takis Candilis, Chairman of Lagardère Entertainment, he is therefore leaving Atlantique Productions, but will continue to serve as a consultant on a number of projects still underway.

Olivier Bibas will continue in his capacity as Managing Director of Atlantique Productions.

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Virginie Lafleur - +33 (0)1 40 74 78 02 -

About Lagardère Entertainment:
Founded in 2008, Lagardère Entertainment (a Lagardère Active company) handles all of the Lagardère group's audiovisual production activities.
Today, Lagardère Entertainment is a major player in the production and management of artistic content for television and France's largest producer of TV drama and comedy programmes, unscripted programming and animated shows. Its production units include GMT, DEMD, Image & Compagnie, Merlin, Aubes and Ango et Kelija for French drama and comedy programmes; Atlantique Productions and Genao Productions for international productions; Maximal, Carson, Angel, 909 Productions, Electron Libre, Telmondis Productions, Léo Vision, Add-On Factory, and for unscripted programming; and Lagardère Entertainment Rights, Telmondis Distribution and Editions Musicales François 1er for distribution and rights involving artistic content. Its flagship programmes include Julie Lescaut, Joséphine Ange Gardien, C dans l'air, Nos Chers Voisins, Mafiosa, Borgia, Jo, Clem, Simplement pour un soir, Céline Dion le grand show, the Monte Carlo International Circus Festival, PolitiqueS, The Concert for Tolerance, C politique, Flics, Famille d'accueil, Fish'n Chips, the Paris Concert, l'Ile des Vérités, In Ze boite and Transporter: The Series.

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