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Vivendi makes management board appointments

Vivendi’s supervisory board has named the chairman and CEO of the Bolloré Group, Vincent Bolloré, as chairman in a string of management board appointments at a meeting yesterday. 

The supervisory board also appointed Vivendi director Pierre Rodocanachi as vice-chairman and Jean-René Fourtou, who has chaired the group since 2002, as honorary chairman.

Daniel Camus becomes chairman of the audit committee and Philippe Bénacin chairman of the corporate governance, nominations and remuneration committee.

Three new members of the management board were also appointed: Vivendi CFO Hervé Philippe; Vivendi senior executive vice-president Stéphane Roussel; and Arnaud de Puyfontaine, the senior executive vice president in charge of Vivendi’s media and content activities, who becomes chairman, replacing Jean-François Dubos.