Finn Arnesen, former CEO of Hasbro, has been appointed COO of British production company Two Daughters Entertainment.
Arnesen's mission is to expand the company's intellectual property portfolio and grow revenue across the business by executing creative and commercial strategies. He will report to Two Daughters founder and CEO James Reclus.
At Hasbro, Arnesen was senior vice president of distribution and local development for the company's own studio, overseeing projects such as My Little Pony and Transformers. He also worked at Warhammer Games Workshop and Cartoon Network, where he developed and launched original intellectual projects such as The Amazing World of Gumball.
Two Daughters is best known for the children's cartoon Molly with the voices of Warwick Davies, Jessica Henwick, Stanley Tucci and Gemma Arterton. It is available on Warner Bros. Discovery's Boomerang in the US and the free-to-air POP network in the UK. The company is now focusing on opening three new facilities and expanding Molly's network of products and licenses worldwide. .
"I am delighted to be joining the two daughters at this time of expansion and working with James to build on the success he has had with Molly to date and the incredible story of its creation," Arnesen said. said. "The company has strong investments and a dynamic business model, so I look forward to playing my part in growing this business and bringing exciting and fun intellectual property to children and families around the world."
Richlaus added, "We are thrilled that Finn is bringing his wealth of experience in the children's and family entertainment industry to the company and helping us continue to grow."
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