Snanoudj is promoted to SVP in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Warner Bros.’ success in France, and his achievements within and on behalf of the industry, in particular as President of the Syndicat Franco-Américain de la Cinématographie (SFAC) and Vice President of the French film distributors federation (FNDF).
Under Snanoudj's theatrical distribution leadership, Warner Bros. has been over the last 10 years consistently securing excellent results and breaking records for WB’s films at the French box office. He has successfully launched every category and genre of films, from the “Harry Potter” and “Fantastic Beasts” franchises, to films from world-renowned directors Christopher Nolan and Clint Eastwood, and breakout Oscar winners “The Artist” and “Spotlight,” placing Warner Bros. France as a leading French distributor.
“Olivier's well-deserved promotion reflects his exceptional dedication, expertise and consistent industry-leading success over many years. He is highly respected across the industry, with a reputation for promoting business excellence. His passion for film, his innovative distribution strategies, his deep industry knowledge and partnerships have all been instrumental in transforming our business,” commented Iris Knobloch, President, Warner Bros. Entertainment France.
Before joining Warner Bros. in 2007, Snanoudj served as Chief Executive of the Fédération Nationale des Cinémas Français (FNCF), representing the French exhibitors. He has an MBA in International Business from the City University of New York, and a Masters Degree in Business and Economy from Paris IX Dauphine University.