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Vivendi charges Meheut with media review role

French media and telecoms conglomerate Vivendi has given Canal Plus chairman Bertrand Meheut the task of undertaking a strategic review of media and content development.

Vivendi did not specify the exact nature of Meheut’s remit. He will retain his current responsibilities.

Vivendi has also named Jean-Yves Charlier as senior executive vice-president in charge of telecoms activities and head of the group’s strategic review. Charlier is currently CEO of interactive learning specialist Promethean.

Vivendi has also confirmed that its management board will now comprise Jean-François Dubos as chairman and Philippe Capron as chief financial officer. Frédéric Crépin, senior vice-president, head of the legal department, has been appointed secretary of Vivendi’s supervisory and management boards, while Mathieu Peyceré, vice-president, human resources, has been promoted to executive vice-president, human resources.

The latest executive moves at Vivendi follow the departure of president Jean-Bernard Lévy, leaving the company under the direction of Dubos and supervisory council chief Jean-René Fourtou.

Tags: France, Vivendi