M7 Group appoints Canal+ Poland finance boss

Frederic Beradi

Canal+-owned M7 Group has announced the appointment of Frederic Beradi as its new chief financial officer. 

Beradi, who also becomes a member of the board at M7, replaces Ernst Jan van Rooijen who will take up the position of CFO and member of the board at Canal+ Poland – effectively changing places with Beradi.

As CFO of Canal+ Poland and CEO of Canal+ cinema distribution company Kino Swiat, Beradi oversaw premium content acquisition, production and distribution, along with the launch of premium and thematic channels. 

Prior to his 11 years at Canal+ in Poland, Vietnam, Senegal and now Luxembourg, Beradi held CFO positions for Millicom International Cellular and Imperial Tobacco Group.

Hans Troelstra, CEO M7 Group said: “I am very happy to have Frederic on board, adding tremendous content experience and knowledge build up during his career at various Canal+ entities. This will be of great value for our ongoing transition from DTH operator to pay TV and sVOD provider in the various European markets we serve.” 

Beradi added: “I am very excited to take on this new role and support M7 at its evolution into a premium content and streaming provider with a strong European appeal. I am confident that with this transformation M7 will further strengthen its competitive position and provide its subscribers with an enriched content and entertainment proposition.”

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