Pascal Tessier-Fleury Appointed General Manager of Sarbakan
QUEBEC CITY - 19 April 2006 - Today Sarbakan
announced the nomination of Mr. Pascal Tessier-Fleury as the
company's General Manager. Mr. Tessier-Fleury joined Sarbakan
in January 2003 and has since occupied positions of
increasing responsibility, most recently that of Corporate
Comptroller. Since 2004, Mr. Tessier -Fleury has also held
the position of Vice-President of Finances for the Quebec
Studio of Video Game Design and Development.
Guy Boucher, one of Sarbakan's two founding partners, will continue in his role as President and Executive Producer as well as lead and manage the company's R & D efforts. Mr. Boucher will also, along with Mr. Richard Vallerand, the company's other cofounder and current Vice-President of Creation and Executive Producer, carry on developing the studio's strategic vision.
"I am very pleased to announce this appointment," insisted Mr. Boucher. "Sarbakan is presently experiencing a period of significant growth. Over the last few years Pascal has distinguished himself as a manager of exceptional talent. His rigor, discipline, and gift for communication will prove to be assets for the company in the coming years. I'm eager to see him exercise his new functions," added Mr. Boucher.
"I'm honored to have been chosen as Sarbakan's new General Manager," asserted Mr. Tessier-Fleury. "Over the past few years I have really enjoyed working with the studio's creative team and its clients. In the future we will be responding to and meeting a number of challenges, the most important of which is the diversification of services offered by our digital creation studio."
A Quebec City native, Mr. Tessier-Fleury has held the title of Chartered Accountant since 2000. He has since occupied positions of trust in enterprises such as Domosys Corporation and PricewaterhouseCooper. Mr. Tessier-Fleury has also sat on the administrative council of Alliance NumériQC since 2004 and been its treasurer since 2005.
Founded in 1998 by pioneers in the interactive entertainment industry, the Sarbakan studio (www.sarbakan.com) specializes in digital creation services and in development and exploitation of animated properties such as Firechild, Good Night Mr. Snoozleberg, The Black Squirrel, Arcane, and Steppenwolf. Among Sarbakan's clients are media groups of global significance such as Warner Bros., AOL, ABC, Hasbro, Viacom, and Sony.
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