Animation producer and IP company, Two Daughters Entertainment has appointed Finn Arnesen as Chief Operating Officer.
With a career spanning 25+ years, Arnesen spent 10 years at US toy giant Hasbro as Senior VP of Global Distribution and Development, Hasbro Studios, where he oversaw the global expansion of entertainment properties including My Little Pony and Transformers. He also spent 16 years at Cartoon Network developing and launching original IP including The Amazing World of Gumball, and mixed media game show Skatoony, co-productions The Cramp Twins and Robotboy, and launching channels in Europe and internationally.
Arnesen will report to CEO and company founder James Reatchlous, working in partnership to set the company’s global strategy and expand its growing slate of originals to build sustainable growth. Animated property Moley is scaling up internationally, with the series so far available in over 140 countries in 30 languages on Boomerang (Warner Bros Discovery) and free-to-air channel POP in the UK, with expansion into the US and licensed product partnerships to be announced. Two Daughters Entertainment is also developing three new properties which will begin to roll out over the coming year.
Finn Arnesen, COO, Two Daughters Entertainment said: “I am delighted to join Two Daughters at this time of expansion and to work with James to build on the success he has had thus far with Moley, and the amazing story behind its creation. The company has solid investment and a dynamic business model, so I am looking forward to playing my part in growing this business and bringing engaging and entertaining IP to global kids and family audiences.”
James Reatchlous, Founder, Two Daughters Entertainment said: “We are thrilled to have Finn on board to bring his wealth of experience in kids and family entertainment to the company and help us continue to go from strength to strength.”
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