In response to the rapid expansion of ZAG worldwide, the global independent entertainment studio has confirmed that Julian Zag, evp global operations, will now also serve as head of global consumer products.
Julian (pictured) will now directly oversee the global consumer products team of over 60 executives across retail, licensing, promotions, digital and gaming, live events and experiences.
During Julian’s tenure, the company has exceeded over US$1billion in retail sales of ancillary products for flagship brand Miraculous – Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir, with over 300 licensees across the globe, and 250 million products have been sold at retail.
The new Miraculous game for Roblox has also exceeded over 200 million plays since its launch on 4 May, while the Miraculous mobile app has had over 170 million downloads.
Season four of the series is beginning to roll out around the world, ahead of the upcoming US$100m+ animated feature release.
Julian is also currently steering the CP programme for the upcoming Ghostforce, a gender-neutral series for 6-12s.
“Julian has done a tremendous job since joining ZAG, leading and overseeing staggering growth across our business,” commented Jeremy Zag, founder and ceo of ZAG. “I’m confident Julian is the right person to leverage our teams as we continue to grow with a focus on ZAG’s vision of storytelling, fan appreciation and character growth across franchises.”