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Saban Brands Launches Global Content Distribution Unit

Saban Brands has created a global content distribution unit to handle “Power Rangers” and other properties.

Frederic Soulie, Saban Brands’ senior VP of global distribution, will manage the distribution of the company’s properties, including “Power Rangers,” “Julius Jr.,” “Emojiville,” “Popples,” “Digimon Fusion” and an upcoming venture tied to Cirque du Soleil.

Soulie currently oversees worldwide distribution of Saban Brands’ properties across television, home entertainment, digital and mobile platforms. He will continue to work with Leila Ouledcheikh, VP of distribution for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Additional execs will be added to the team to lead distribution in Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe.

“The content distribution business is changing and evolving faster than ever before,” said Elie Dekel, president of Saban Brands. “We are embracing this new dynamic marketplace by growing our content and talent to lead in this space.”

“We are thrilled to announce the launch of a new internal global distribution unit for Saban Brands,” added Adam Chesnoff, president and COO of parent company Saban Capital Group. “Content distribution continues to be an area of growth for Saban’s businesses and we are confident that this team will position Saban Brands at the forefront of the international distribution business, particularly with Saban’s rich history in this space.”

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