He replaces Frank Appietto who was upped to director general of D8 and took a wider role at Canal+ earlier this year.
Lalande will report to Appietto. He started his career as a journalist before moving into TV as development director, and producer of D8 comedy panel show Touche Pas à Mon Poste, at Banijay-owned H2O Productions.
The news comes soon after Bolloré exec Serge Nedjar was appointed head of news channel iTele. He replaced Cécilia Ragueneau, who was a victim of restructuring earlier this year.
Vincent Bolloré, who is chairman of Canal+ parent Vivendi, has been making wholesale changes at the French pay TV provider. He recently indicated he may eliminate Canal+’s free TV efforts in a bid to reduce costs.
REMINDER: Complete the survey "The UI and the customer: editorialisation, personalisation and engagement" by Octobe… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
22 October 2020 @ 12:30:00 UTC
Deutsche TV-Plattform proposes plan for CI+ 2.0 roadmap digitaltveurope.com/2020/10/22/deu…
22 October 2020 @ 10:11:42 UTC