Toon Boom Animation Names Michel Besner as President

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Michel Besner
Michel Besner

Montreal-based 2D animation and storyboarding software developer Toon Boom Animation announced the appointment of Michel Besner as president. Besner, who previously worked at Meltwater, has over 20 years of entrepreneurial and executive experience.

As the co-founder and CEO of Kaydara, Besner turned the company’s character animation and motion capture tools, MotionBuilder and FBX, into staples of the entertainment industry. His work in the animation industry continued with leadership roles at Alias Systems as vice president of business development, emerging markets and then as senior director of product management at Autodesk’s media and entertainment division.