Michèle is an experienced international television sales and character licensing executive with a successful background of over 15 years in the entertainment business.  

A native of Montreal, Canada, Michèle began her career in television working on production crews covering professional auto racing championships.  In addition she managed post-production for Patterson Partington TV Sports Productions in Toronto.

In 1997 she transitioned her career to the distribution sector working as a sales executive for Canamedia productions in Toronto selling lifestyle documentaries.  In this role she gained significant international experience. Michele later joined CineGroupe Animation and developed a specialisation in animated productions, managing the international sales of the CineGroupe catalogue.  She spent the next several years with  CineGroupe Animation and most recently worked for L’Équipe Spectra and Spectra Animation as Director, International Sales and Licensing.  In this role, Michèle established a new sales and licensing division for children’s properties.  The division successfully launched the licensing, home entertainment and live events business for the preschool property Toopy and Binoo and established sales of the television series to broadcasters in markets around the globe.

Michele is bilingual (English and French) and currently lives with her family in the USA (Connecticut).