Paris, France and Los Angeles, CA– Christophe Riandee, Vice CEO of Gaumont, announced that all television divisions of Gaumont will now be housed under one banner, the newly created Gaumont Television, including LA-based Gaumont International Television, Paris-based Gaumont Television Europe and Paris-based Gaumont Animation.

Set to supervise and run this global operation in the U.S. will be Gene Stein appointed to the newly created position of President, Gaumont Television U.S. Based in Los Angeles, Stein will report directly to Riandee. “Gene is the perfect person to lead our U.S. operations as we head into the next phase of our global growth, “Riandee commented.

Current CEO Katie O’Connell will leave the reorganizing company.  “Katie expressed an interest in closing her chapter at Gaumont and we are grateful for all of the success she brought to this division. We are very proud of HannibalHemlock Grove and Narcos that Katie shepherded from concept to screen,” added Riandee.