GIT's development slate includes Nicolas Winding Refn's "Barbarella" and the second seasons of "Hemlock Grove" and "Hannibal"
Semon joins GIT from FremantleMedia North America, where he was VP of business and legal Affairs, specializing in scripted series programming.
Elisa Roth, who was appointed head of creative affairs over the summer, was upped prexy of creative/production.
Semon and Roth, as well as Roman Viaris, head of finance, and Erik Pack, head of international distribution and co-production, will report directly to O’Connell.
The exec shuffle was announced Sept. 25 by Christophe Riandee, vice CEO of Gaumont, and O’Connell.
Shingle’s key execs, Riandee, O’Connell and Pack, will be attending Mipcom, the Cannes-set international TV showcase taking place Oct. 7-10.