EXCLUSIVE: The highly regarded executive will operate alongside Graham Taylor and the core independent financing and packaging team.

D’Souza most recently worked with Kevin Iwashina at Preferred Content.

“She’s a young star,” said Taylor. “Our business continues to grow. We are putting together 30-plus movies a year and generate a range of must-have titles from wide release to critically acclaimed fare.”

WME Global recently brokered the US sale of Machete Kills to Open Road for mid-seven figures in one of the biggest US acquisitions of the year-to-date.