Lagardère hires DEMD production boss

Lagardère Entertainment has named Sébastian Pavard, an assistant producer with Ango Productions, as director-general of its DEMD Productions unit.

Pavard willtake up his new post on November 18.

Lagardère Entertainment president Takis Candilis said Pavard was “young dynamic and creative entrepreneur” who had demonstrated his abilities working alongside Ango Productions’ Alban Etienne on TF1 shows Nos Chers Voisins and Pep’s.

Before joining Ango Productions, Pavard worked on primetime fiction for M6 Films for seven year.