As President of eOne’s Family Brands division, Olivier oversees all content creation and distribution activities for the division across all brands from the combined portfolio of kids targeted properties which includes Peppa Pig, PJ Masks, Ricky Zoom, My Little Pony, Power Rangers and Transformers amongst others. His responsibilities include developing properties into global TV, home entertainment, new media and licensing and merchandising brands. Olivier also supervises the Brand Management of all preschool and fashion brands within the combined portfolio. Under his leadership, yearly retail revenues generated by eOne’s preschool hit property Peppa Pig have surpassed 1.35 billion USD and 1.15 billion USD for PJ Masks.
Prior to joining eOne, Olivier Dumont served as MD of kids entertainment company TV Loonland overseeing all creative and commercial activities. He had previously been MD of French animation studio Saban International Paris Animation. His career in the television and kids programming began in 1993 when he joined International distributor Europe Images International (Lagardere group). He also worked at French kids broadcaster Canal J where he was responsible for acquisitions and co-productions. Dumont studied French and Anglo American law at the Universite Paris X Nanterre and intellectual property law at Universite Panthéon Assas (Paris II).
At A Glance
- Joined eOne in 2010 from TV-Loonland, where he served as Managing Director
- Has occupied a number of key roles across the children’s entertainment industry, including heading acquisitions and co-production for a major kids’ network, leading an animation studio, and managing a distribution business
- He studied French and Anglo-American law at Université Paris X Nanterre and intellectual property law at Université Panthéon Assas (Paris II)