Olivier Dumont is the President of the Family and Brands division at Entertainment One. He oversees all the commercial and creative activities of Entertainment One’s combined kid, family and licensing operations including development, production, sales, licensing and merchandising and is responsible for developing properties into global TV, Home Entertainment, New Media and Licensing & Merchandising brands. Key brands include hit properties Peppa Pig, PJ Masks and Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom. Since he joined in 2010 Olivier has developed Peppa Pig from a brand making less than a 100M$ in retail sales and primarily focused on the UK into a global 1.2 billion dollar brand at retail. He further developed, executive produced and built PJ Masks into a brand worth over 1 billion dollars at retail.
Dumont supervises all Entertainment One Family and Brands teams currently based in Canada, UK, USA, Australia, Brazil, China and Hong Kong.
Prior to joining Entertainment One, Olivier Dumont served as MD of TV Loonland overseeing all creative and commercial activities including sourcing and development of kids and family entertainment properties. He had previously been MD of SIP Animation where he was responsible for development, financing, production and distribution of animated series.
His career in the television and kids programming began in 1993 when he joined Europe Images International – a major distributor of live action, documentary and animation programming. He also worked at French broadcaster Canal J where he was responsible for acquisitions and co-productions and oversaw the complete revamping of the broadcaster’s line-up in terms of programming genre and programming scheduling.
Dumont studied French and Anglo American law at the Université Paris X Nanterre and intellectual property law at Université Panthéon Assas (Paris II).