Fremantle’s french production house Kwai has promoted Stèphanie Carrère to Managing Director.

Carrère succeeds outgoing Founder and MD Thomas Bourguignon who leaves to continue his career in writing and directing.

Andrea Scrosati, COO and CEO Continental Europe, Fremantle, commented: “Stèphanie has been a pivotal member of the team since she joined in 2010. With her extensive production experience and knowledge of the industry, I’m confident that Stèphanie will continue to guide Kwai forward as one of France’s leading producers of exceptional drama”.

On her appointment, Stèphanie Carrère said, “It’s an honour to be able to continue my journey at Kwai as MD and carry on the great work Thomas has done in creating a company that uses the best creative talent to deliver compelling stories to international audiences”.

At Kwai, Carrère has previously produced series including The Last Wave, Baron Noir plus TV movies including My Son, Legally Messy, Bound by Heart and The Temple Killer and is currently developing a new drama series for a French national broadcaster.

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